- Office of Student Affairs Compliance: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
- U.S. Department of Education: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)
The Office of Student Conduct recognizes that family members are a critical factor in student success, and works diligently to make family members a part of the educational discussion. However, the Office of Student Conduct must also balance this with privacy allowances made for students under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), as well as the recognition that students, as young adults, must assume more responsibility for their own behavior and academic matters.
The Office of Student Conduct encourages family members to discuss situations with students prior to contacting our office. In most cases, the Office of Student Conduct cannot discuss a student’s disciplinary case with family members without the student’s explicit written consent.
For your convenience, here are answers to the most frequently asked questions from family members.