FERPA Tutorial

A Brief Review

  • You are responsible for protecting student data in your possession.
  • Educational records may not be released without the written consent of the student.
  • Individual directory information may be released without written consent, except when the student has requested nondisclosure of directory information, in which case this information may not be released.
  • University employees may access and use private educational records only as necessary to conduct official business that is related to the educational interests of the student.
  • Always take appropriate measures to ensure that student records are protected.
  • If in doubt, do not release information about a student. Refer requests to the Office of Registration and Records at 753-8218.
  • If you have questions about FERPA, contact the Office of Registration and Records.


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