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
Students who are or have been attending higher education institutions are covered under FERPA.
Applicants who are denied admission or who never attend are not covered under the law.