Student rights under FERPA

University Park, Pa. -- The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) outlines students' rights with respect to their educational records. This law applies to all schools that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education.

Students should learn more about FERPA and their rights under the act. To do so, visit the Registrar's Office Web site at

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Last Updated September 18, 2012