FERPA is the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. The Office of Records and Registration offers two delivery methods for training. The training helps faculty and staff to understand the act and learn how to comply.

  • Classroom Training
  • Online Tutorial

FERPA Classroom Training

Classroom training is presented by staff from the Office of Records and Registration when requested. To request training please email registrar@uis.edu.

FERPA Online Tutorial

The purpose of this tutorial is to provide basic FERPA training for UIS faculty and staff. The University is legally and ethically obligated to protect the confidentiality of student records. To be granted access to student records, you must review this tutorial and complete a brief quiz linked at the end of the Powerpoint. The quiz results will be emailed to the Registration office.

What should I expect to gain from this tutorial?

  • Knowledge of laws and policies governing acceptable use and release of student records.
  • An understanding of your responsibilities in complying with these laws and policies.
  • An understanding of how to protect a student’s right to privacy.