Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 set out requirements designed to protect students' privacy in their records maintained by the campus.

  • CSUDH Guide to FERPA Policies This complete guide to CSUDH and FERPA informs students of their rights, as well as the university's policies concerning access to and privacy of student educational records.
  • U.S. Department of Education Family Policy Compliance Office This site is maintained by the U.S. Department of Education, and includes complete information on FERPA compliance for parents, students, and school officials. It also features an FAQ and many other useful resources.