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

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) applies to anyone handling student education records at UW-Madison.


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.


Resources and Consultation.


Student Privacy Rights (FERPA) at the UW-Madison Office of the Registrar.
Guidelines for Faculty and Staff (FERPA) at the UW-Madison Office of the Registrar.
FERPA at the U.S. Department of Education.
Revised:    Jan 04, 2016
Reviewed:  Jan 04, 2016
Review by: Jan, 2018
Maintained by: Office of the CIO, IT Policy

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