FERPA and Privacy

Struggling to comply with Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)? AACRAO is your FERPA University. We offer a wide range of services to help your institution minimize these risks and approach compliance issues with confidence.


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Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on April 18 2017

Dear FERPA Professor, Would you please assist with this question/situation?  I have a parent/mother who impersonated a student (her daughter) on the telephone.  The parent called in had ...

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on March 20 2017

Dear FERPA Professor, One of our campus Safety Directors contacted me in regards to releasing a class list to local law enforcement authorities about a crime that was committed in a classroom on c...

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on March 7 2017

Dear FERPA Professor, I have a question/request concerning FERPA from one of my colleagues here in the math department. In a large lecture course, they would like to offer students the o...


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Applying FERPA in Real Life Settings - JUNE 15

Posted on April 7 2016

LIVE FREE Webinar Date: Wednesday, June 15, 2016  2:00-3:00pm ET OVERVIEW: We think we understand the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) until we are tested by specific real-l...

FERPA for Admissions Professionals: What You Need to Know

Posted on January 27 2014by Michael Sisson

We asked our resident FERPA Professor, AACRAO Senior Fellow LeRoy Rooker, about his upcoming session for the Annual Meeting regarding FERPA and the work admissions officers do.   See this se...