Definitions for "FERPA"
The Federal Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is designed to protect the confidentiality of personally identifiable educational records of students and former students. The student has the right to access, right to request amendment, and right to file a complaint concerning his/her education records. Except as provided by policy, the University may disclose directory information to any person requesting it without consent of the student. Directory information includes the student's name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, date and place of birth, major field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, enrollment status, degrees and awards received, and the most previous educational institution or agency attended by the student.
Privacy protection for students. See the Registrar's Office web site ( for details.
Face Arial Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act