It’s Your Responsibility
“As a faculty or staff member, you have a legal responsibility under FERPA to protect the confidentiality of student educational records in your possession. You have access to student information only for legitimate use in the completion of your responsibilities as a university employee. Need to know is the basic principle.” (Office of the Registrar, 2011)
If you are required to release information. Please use the FERPA Authorization Form for any student permission needs for release of information.