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Confidentiality of Student Records and the Family Educational Rights

Educational records are kept by University offices to facilitate the educational development of students. Faculty and staff members may also keep informal records relating to their functional responsibilities with individual students.

The Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974 identifies the rights of students and their families with respect to student educational records kept by institutions. The following information provides operational procedures for certain aspects of these FERPA related policies:

Click here for the FERPA Student Pamphlet.
Click here for the FERPA Faculty/Staff Pamphlet.
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