The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) contains several provisions that are important to students such as access to educational files, the release of personally identifiable records, directory information and transcripts. University employees may need to access student data to fulfill employment responsibilities. It is important to understand that the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) protects student data from unlawful use and disclosure. To further understand FERPA, see the navigation to the left.
View a training video published by the Office of the University Registrar.
Test yourself to see how you would handle various scenarios related to student data inquiry.
Read and download the agreement to uphold this student privacy law.
University Compliance Program - Informational Sessions