University Resources, Operations and Policies

Privacy and Release of Student Education Records

Policy Description

Adelphi University is committed to protecting the privacy of student education records and to providing the appropriate notification to students of their rights granted by law.

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Reason for Policy                                                                    

To comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), as amended, which establishes requirements designed to protect the privacy of student education records and to ensure that students are notified of their rights regarding the inspection and release of student education records.

Who Is Governed by this Policy                                         

Students, staff, faculty, contractual agents of the University, parents of dependent students, individuals requesting information.


Office of the University Registrar 

Document History                                                     

Last Reviewed Date: August 2017 
Last Revised Date: August 2017 

Who Approved This Policy                                                  

Proposed by the University Registrar in consultation with Admissions, Student Financial Services, Student Account Services, Academic Services and Retention, Student Affairs, Career and Professional Development, Student Conduct and Community Standards, Human Resources, and the Provost’s Staff. 

Approved by the Provost.

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