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Federal Educational Rights & Privacy Act

Safeguarding your Academic Records

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) ensures that your student records are handled confidentially and securely.  Read online about your records and rights as they pertain to FERPA (p. 27). If you have questions regarding what FERPA means to you and your records, please email the Admissions & Records Office

Family Policy Compliance Office
U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20202

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