FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act)

1974 Year Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act enacted
No Access Restricts access to the students academic record without consent of the student
11 Items that are publicly accessible.
Student in Control The student is in full control of the academic record

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Student Privacy 101: FERPA for Parents and Students
Students

Students

All FERPA rights transfer to the student once they are admitted and eligible to enroll for college.

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Parents

All FERPA rights transfer to the student once they are admitted and eligible to enroll for college.

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Faculty and Staff

Faculty & Staff

The only information faculty & staff are allowed to share is what is included in the Directory Information:

  • Student Name
  • Local address
  • Permanent address
  • Telephone listing
  • Year at the University
  • Dates of attendance
  • Academic college and major field of study
  • Enrollment status (ugrad/grad; full-time or part-time)
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Degrees, honors and awards received
  • Most recent educational agency or institution attended
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