Section 1: FERPA-Protecting Student Rights
General Privacy & Security Information
Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act of 1974
The Essence of the Act
Why Comply With FERPA?
Who Is Covered Under FERPA?
When Do FERPA Rights Begin and End for a Student?
Student Rights Under FERPA
Section 2: Education Records
Section 3: Protecting the Privacy of Education Records
Section 4: Summary & Course Certification
There are several mandated federal and state laws, as well as university policies, which outline our responsibilities to protect the information we manage in the course of our daily professional activities.
We can ensure the privacy of all information by implementing basic work habits designed to safeguard against the misuse of information. Daily work habits such as:
By implementing these simple and effective work habits, we are reinforcing our mandated practices and exercising our professional responsibility to protect specific information. Treat all information as if it was your own to protect and secure.