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FERPA


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. Get a basic understanding of the rules governing release of student information at University of Northwestern.

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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.

Before accessing student educational records, carefully review the FERPA material presented in this site. Maintaining confidentiality of student educational records can be achieved by knowing a few basic requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act.

For more information, or consultation regarding specific situations, you may contact the Registrar.

FERPA Information

Read more detailed information about FERPA.
Read FERPA General Guidance for Students.

University of Northwestern Contact:
Andy Simpson
Registrar and FERPA Compliance Officer
Phone: 651-631-5239
E-mail: alsimpson@unwsp.edu

FERPA Website
FERPA E-mail: FERPA@ed.gov

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