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UW-Madison - IT - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) applies to anyone at UW-Madsion who handles student education records as defined by FERPA.

Text in italics is not part of the official text.


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. The law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education, including UW-Madison.


FERPA Training.


FERPA Overview at the UW-Madison Office of the Registrar.
FERPA at the U.S. Department of Education.

Text in italics is not part of the official text.

Revised:    Nov 26, 2018
Reviewed:  Nov, 2018
Review in: two years
Maintained by: Office of the CIO, IT Policy

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