The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, popularly known as "FEPRA" or the "Buckley Amendment," is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student education records. This law applies to all schools that receive federal funding from the U.S. Department of Education.
Below is a power point presentation prepared in a collaborative effort between our office and the Office of the Registrar, to inform the faculty and staff of GVSU on the requirements of FERPA. PowerPoint
Here is list of common Q & A's to help GVSU faculty and staff with concerns related to FERPA. FERPA Questions and Answers
If you are a GVSU faculty or staff member and you have additional FERPA questions contact us at (616) 331-2067 and/or the Office of the Registrar at (616) 331-3327.
To read the most current FERPA legislation in it's entirety please refer to the U.S Department of Education website for the most recent FERPA regulations, amendments and analysis.