Who is a Student?

A student is any individual who is or has been in attendance at the University and regarding whom the University maintains education records.

It is important to note that the term "attendance" includes but is not limited to:

  • Attendance in person or by correspondence; and
  • The period during which a person is working under a work-study program.

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FERPA | Major Concepts in FERPA | Who is a Student | What is an Education Record? | Exceptions | FERPA Recognized Exceptions |
Legitimate Educational Interests
| Records not Protected by FERPA | General Rule: | Disclosure of Education Records |
Releasing Records
| Who is a School Official | Confidential Records | "Keeper" of the Record | Parent Access to Student Record | Important Note | Email and Computer Guidelines | Summary | Warnings Against Non-Compliance | Additional Resources | >
  • Last update on  May 09, 2013