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 February 13 2018

Greetings FERPA Professor, In the past our institution has released the GPAs of student athletes in press releases if they were to be honored for an award.  I believe this to be a violation o...

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on January 30 2018

Good Day, My college employs four counselors who provide counseling services to students for depression, anxiety, depression, and similar mental maladies. We refer students needing psychiatri...

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on January 16 2018

Good morning, Out Student Account Services office has asked if they are permitted to give financial information to 3rd party payers under FERPA.  Financial information is not listed as d...


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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...