Studentsí rights under FERPA
Students have the right to examine their educational records and to request amendment of erroneous information.
Students may restrict the release of information or to grant the University limited permission to release information in the studentsí interest.
Studentsí personally identifiable information cannot be released or inspected without their written permission; some exceptions apply.
Students have the right to request an amendment to their academic record and
a hearing with the University Registrar if they believe a request has not been
Students also have the right to file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education. However, one cannot sue the University or its personnel over alleged FERPA violations. Alleged violations can only be reported to the U.S. Department of Education, whose review might lead to some restrictions of access to federal funds (through student loans or grants).