FERPA for Students
Your Right to Privacy
Some of your records are automatically private, like your grades, transcripts and financial statements. Other information is automatically public, unless you make it private, like your phone number, address and other directory information.
Grant Access to Your Records
You can customize who has permission to access your records. Learn how.
Make Directory Information Private
You can ensure that certain directory information is not made public. Learn how.
Know Your Rights
FERPA governs and protects your rights as a student to control your educational records. The primary rights protected under FERPA are:
- The right to inspect and review your educational records
- The right to seek amendment to your educational records
- The right to consent to the disclosure of your educational records (see FERPA Disclosure Policies below)
- The right to obtain a copy of UCR's FERPA Policy.
- The right to file a complaint with the FERPA office in Washington, D.C.