Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act for Faculty and Staff

In a students must be permitted to inspect their own educational records.

School officials may not disclose personally identifiable information about students nor permit inspection of their records without written permission unless such action is covered by certain exceptions permitted by the Act.

Gives students the right to:

Inspect and review their educational records; Request the amendment of inaccuracy or misleading records; Consent to disclosure of personally identifiable information; File a complaint with the U.S. Dept of Education concerning alleged failures to comply with this law.

Please refer to UGA's FERPA guidelines for further information.