FERPA Tutorial


Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The purpose of this tutorial is to provide basic FERPA training for NIU faculty and staff. The University is legally and ethically obligated to protect the confidentiality of student records. To be granted access to student records, you must review this tutorial and complete a brief quiz.

What should I expect to gain from this tutorial?

  • Knowledge of laws and policies governing acceptable use and release of student records.
  • An understanding of your responsibilities in complying with these laws and policies.
  • An understanding of how to protect a student's right to privacy.

Contents

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