Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

What is FERPA?

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, 20 U.S.C. § 1232g, (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the confidentiality of student information.  More specifically, FERPA protects personally identifiable information in students’ education records from disclosure without written consent unless an exception to the consent requirement applies. 

FERPA at Campbell

At Campbell University, FERPA protections go into effect on the first day of classes of the student’s first term of enrollment.

The FERPA release form must be obtained onsite, in person, for any of the following areas:

FERPA affords students who have attended a post-secondary institution the following rights related to their education records:

Annual Notification of Rights

Students will be notified annually of their FERPA rights.

Read the Annual Notification of Rights

More FERPA Information