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 August 8 2017

Hello FERPA Professor, I received a call from our institution’s attorney asking about how we communicate student record information to our students, specifically if we have to have all offic...

Ask the FERPA Professor

Posted on July 24 2017

Dear FERPA Professor, We have a situation at our institution where a student who failed a course, lost a grade appeal, and then a procedural appeal, now wants to review his exams from the course t...

House Hearing on Education Research and Student Privacy

Posted on June 29 2017by Michelle Mott

The House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education held a hearing on Wednesday to discuss the effectiveness of the current laws governing education research and student ...


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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...