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FERPA is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, also known as the Buckley Amendment. Statute: 20 U.S.C. 1232g; Regulations: 34CFR Part 99. The intent of the Act is to protect the rights of students and to insure the privacy and accuracy of education records. The Act applies to all institutions that are recipients of federal aid administered by the Secretary of Education.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act--Annual Notification*

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Information**

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act Brochure*

Restriction of Release of Directory Information Form*

Student Waiver to Release Education Records to Parents, Guardians, and Spouses*

Scholarship Consent and Authorization to Release Information Form*

University of Missouri System Policy on Student Records

FERPA for Advisors**

Sample Permission Letter to Write a Letter of Recommendation***


Students can also update their privacy settings through Joe'SS.


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