Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (500.11)

(Consumer Information Disclosure)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records.  The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

The rights afforded students under FERPA include:
    1.      The right to inspect and review education records
    2.      The right to request amendment of education records
    3.      The right to consent to disclose personally identifiable information contained in education records
    4.      The right to restrict the release of directory information
    5.      The right to file a complaint

For questions or requests related to a student's education records, visit the Student Services Office at the college of attendance.

Click on the following links to view corresponding documents/forms:

FERPA Policy (500.11)

Directory Information Restriction Notification Form

Education Record Request Form

Release of Information Form

FERPA handout for Faculty & Staff