What are the basic requirements for FERPA?

  1. Student educational records are considered confidential and may not be released without the written consent of the student.
    Educational records are NOT:
    1. Records that are in the sole possession of the maker
    2. Police records for law enforcement purpose.
    3. Certain medical or health records used for treatment purposes
    4. Other possible exceptions to alumnae and employment records
  2. Certain information is considered public as defined (within FERPA parameters) by the college (directory information).
    At Emory & Henry, directory is defined as:
    • Name
    • Address
    • Email Address
    • Phone number
    • Current Enrollment Status
    • Class Standing
    • Photos and/or Videos participating in E&H Activities
    • Major & Minor Field(s) of study
    • Dates of attendance
    • Expected Graduation Date
    • Honors awarded
    • Height and weight (if an athlete)