FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

According to FERPA regulations, students may request access to their academic records at any time. Student information is not available to any outside party unless the student requests, by written authorization, the records to be shared. This written consent must include:

  • the purpose of the disclosure
  • the records that may be disclosed
  • the party or class of parties to whom the disclosure may be made
  • a signature and date