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Basics of FERPA

In this Section
  • Talk to Student Administrative Services if you are ever in doubt.
  • Consider Personal Information, Enrollment Records, Grades and Schedules as part of a student's education record.
  • Protect the student education records in your possession.

Do Not
  • Release student education records without the written consent of the student.
  • Use the entire Social Security Number of a student in a public posting of grades.
  • Link the name of a student with that student's social security number in any public manner.
  • Discuss the progress of any student with anyone (including parents) other than that student without the consent of the student.