Student Privacy Rights

Michigan State University ("the University") maintains student education records and is responsible for their access to and release in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, 20 U.S.C. § 1232g ("FERPA"). It is the policy of the University to comply with FERPA.

Please visit MSU's FERPA site to learn more about FERPA, access student resources, and find training.

Michigan State University Access to Student Information is printed in the Academic Programs catalog.

FERPA Training now appears in Ability. Anyone may self-enroll. Please go MSU's FERPA site and follow the instructions found under Policy > Training.

Related Information:

Student Rights and Responsibilities

Solomon Amendment

Data Release

Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Student Records and the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

Directory Release Information

Graduate School

Institute for Public Policy & Social Research

Information Technology Services (MSU Institutional Data Policy)

Office of the Provost

Retention of University Records

Student Affairs

Student Life

Undergraduate Education