Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA). An Overview for University Faculty and Staff. What is FERPA?. Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (1974) Or Buckley Amendment A federal regulation designed to… Protect the privacy of educational records
An Overview for University Faculty and Staff
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (1974)
A federal regulation designed to…
DEFINITIONS OF TERMS FOR ADMISSIONS AND RECORDS. Washington, D.C.: AACRAO, 1980, p. 28.
Educational records are not…
sole possession records, law enforcement records, employment records, medical records, alumni records.
Students have the right to:
Students cannot view:
We may release information without written consent to:
A series of FERPA situations you may encounter
Can he receive a copy of the record?
Is it okay to post grades by the last four digits of the students’ SS- or R-number?
What do you tell her?
Is he in violation of the FERPA?
What do you tell him?
What can you tell the reporter?
How should the Office respond?
Can we comply?