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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.


Description

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.

Contact

Resources and Consultation.

References

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.

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

Reference at: https://kb.wisc.edu/itpolicy/cio-ferpa



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Created:2016-01-02 17:08 CSTUpdated:2018-11-26 12:23 CST
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CleanURL:https://kb.wisc.edu/itpolicy/cio-ferpa
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