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General FAQs

What is FERPA?

Why should I care about FERPA?

What are "education records"?

Are there records that are NOT considered "education records"?

Does "written consent" need to be collected on paper?

Who are "school officials"?

What is "legitimate educational interest"?

Do University employees need to obtain the student's permission before reviewing their education record?

Sharing class lists with vendors to allow logins

Research and information on transcripts

Parents: Do parents have any rights under FERPA?

What repercussions can result from an institution found to be in violation of FERPA?

Where can I get more information about FERPA and WSU's student records privacy policies?


General FAQ
FERPA Rights and Privacy