Introduction

Welcome to the course on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).  FERPA is the federal law that governs the rights of students and institutional responsibilities with respect to student records.  This training module is intended to reacquaint members of the faculty and staff with the law regarding student records as it affects faculty and staff duties, and to clarify some of the questions that arise in connection with electronic access to student records.

To navigate within this course, use the buttons at the bottom of each page to go back (left arrow) to a previous page or forward (right arrow) to the next page. 

The course has several sets of questions throughout and you will be prompted to provide the correct responses.

The Registrar and the Office of the General Counsel have additional information on student records available.

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