Privacy Guidelines

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (also known as the Buckley Amendment or FERPA) is a Federal law that helps protect the privacy of student education records. The Act provides students the right to inspect and review education records, the right to seek to amend those records, and the right to limit disclosure of information from the records. The intent of the legislation is to protect the rights of students and to ensure the privacy and accuracy of education records. The Act applies to all institutions that are recipients of federal aid administered by the Secretary of Education.

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To authorize the release of information protected by FERPA, please complete the Authorization to Release Information form.


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