Access to student educational records classifies you as a custodian of student education records under the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) and extends to you the obligation to prevent the misuse of data, inadvertent disclosure of information and to ensure confidentiality. Access to student education records should be used solely to facilitate performance of legitimate job functions.
Disclose means to release, transfer, disseminate or otherwise communicate all or any part of any Confidential Information orally, in writing or by electronic or any other means. Disclose includes but is not limited to accessing, showing, discussing, telling, using, releasing, mailing, copying, giving, selling, reviewing, changing or disposing of confidential information.
Third parties [outside of the University] should contact the Office of the University Registrar to request student information.
For more information on what is considered directory information and other guidelines, click here.