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The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) was enacted in 1974 and applies to all educational agencies and institutions that receive funding under any program administered by the ED.
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This course is available through Safe Colleges and describes the protection that FERPA offers regarding privacy of student records and who has the right to access or modify those records as well as explains the responsiblities that higher education employees have to maintain confidentiality of student information and records.

This course provides information such as:

  • A FERPA overview
  • Types of student information protected by FERPA
  • Proper methods of posting student grades and test scores
  • Information regarding annual notices

Follow this link for more information on FERPA: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa