Student Handbook

Federal Policies

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: FERPA

FERPA is the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act that sets forth requirements regarding the privacy of student records.  FERPA governs the release of student education records maintained by the University and access to these records.

Students are afforded certain rights concerning their education records, including:

    • The right to inspect and review your education record
    • The right to request an amendment of your education record
    • The right to provide written consent
    • The right to file a complaint

For additional information regarding FERPA, see the Registrar's website at http://www.uww.edu/registrar/ferpa or call 262-472-1570