Faculty FERPA Guidelines

Special "Dont's" for Faculty

To avoid violations of FERPA rules, DO NOT:

  • at any time use the Student ID or Social Security Number of a student in a public posting of grades
  • ever link the name of a student with that student's ID or social security number in any public manner
  • leave graded tests in a stack for students to pick up by sorting through the papers of all students
  • circulate a printed class list with student name, ID, social security number with grades as an attendance roster.
  • discuss the progress of any student with anyone other than the student (including parents) without the written consent of the student
  • provide anyone with lists of students enrolled in your classes for any commercial purpose
  • provide anyone with student schedules or assist anyone other than university employees in finding a student on campus