Section 1: FERPA-Protecting Student Rights
Section 2: Education Records
What Are Education Records?
Personally Identifiable Information
What Are Not Considered Education Records?
What Information Can Be Released?
What Is Directory Information?
Additional Information Released by the University
Scenario One: The Phone Call
Section 3: Protecting the Privacy of Education Records
Section 4: Program Overview & Course Certification
Our university has defined directory information to include the student's name, address, email address, telephone number, parents' names, parents' address, additional telephone number, date and place of birth, major and minor fields of study, part-time or full-time status, degrees and awards received, previous schools attended, and a photograph of the student.
In addition, enrollment status (whether the student is full-time, half-time, or less than half-time) can be released to any third party but the specific number of credit hours cannot be released without written consent.
Directory information includes: