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
It is crucial that we comply with FERPA.
Failure could result in the withholding of federal funds to the university, including financial aid for students.
FERPA violations could result in litigation costing the university expensive penalties, valuable time, and ultimately the loss of trust and respect of our students.