FERPA Guidelines

FERPA is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student records. The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (sometimes referred to as the Buckley Amendment), is a Federal law regarding the privacy of student records and the obligations of the institution, primarily in the areas of release of the records and the access provided to these records.

Resources:

Helena College FERPA Policy

FERPA Overview http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

FERPA Resources - http://nces.ed.gov/Forum/ferpa_links.asp