FERPA - Set Your Restrictions

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. Go to the Registrar's FERPA for Students page for more information about FERPA and what it means to students.

To restrict the release of your directory/public information, you must complete and submit the FERPA Directory Restriction form located on the User Profile tile on the Student homepage.

  1. Click the Profile tile on the Student home page.
  2. Click FERPA in the drop-down menu to open the form.

    screenshot highlighting FERPA in the Personal Details menu
  3. Review the list of items you may restrict, and click the check box of each item you wish to have restricted.
    Note: If you have Names - Hold all Directory Information selected for your last semester of classes, your name may not appear in your Commencement program or on Senior Walk. Please contact the Registrar's Office for information.
  4. Click Save to record your preferences. Your information is now confidential and restricted.

    screenshot of completed FERPA directory information form with Save button highlighted

  FERPA - Set Your Restrictions (pdf)