Content of: Parents
- With consent,
- If student is a dependent
(check with Registrar),
- Remember, the law REQUIRES disclosure to the student; other releases (except subpoenas) are permissive in nature.
Content of: When may education records be released to third parties?
- Directory information,
- Consent of student,
- Judicial order/subpoena,
- School officials with a legitimate educational interest,
- Special circumstances.
Content of: Special Circumstances
- Health or Safety Emergency,
(NEW: standards recently RELAXED)
- Student victims of crime,
- Certain alcohol & drug violations committed by undergraduate students,
- Contractors providing services normally performed by employees; requires “direct control” and that contractor must follow our FERPA rules (NEW).
Content of: Major FERPA Concepts
- Most records at the University relating to students are protected as education records
- Generally speaking, written consent of the student is required to release education records outside of the University.
- When in doubt, ask.