The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records.
Southern Utah University maintains the following educational records in the locations indicated which are subject to this act:
|Type of Record||Custodian||LOCATION|
|Records of Credit, Registration and Admissions||Registrar||Registrar's and Admissions Offices|
|Behavioral Disciplinary and Probationary Proceedings||Vice President for Student Services||Vice President for Student Services|
|Academic Disciplinary and Probationary Proceedings||Registrar||Registrar's Office|
|Housing Rules Violations||Director of Housing & Residence Life||Housing & Residence Life Office and/or Vice President for Student Services|
|Financial Aid||Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships||Financial Aid & Scholarships Office|
|Scholarship Awards||Director of Financial Aid & Scholarships||Financial Aid & Scholarships Office|
|Placement Records||Human Resources||Human Resources Office|
|Health Records||Vice President for Student Services||Vice President for Student Services Office|
|Interest and Aptitude Tests, Personality Inventory||Director of Academic Advising||Student Affairs|
|College of Education & Human Development Entrance Examinations||Dean of College of Education & Human Development||Office of Dean of College of Education & Human Development|
|Graduation Worksheets||Registrar||Registrar's Office|
|Departmental Progress Reports and Pre-Professional Evaluations||Department Chair||Offices of Department Chair|
Education records will not be maintained by the University in all of the categories listed above for all students who enroll at SUU.
The act allows the University to disclose "Directory" information without the prior, written consent of students. The University considers the following personally identifiable, student information to be directory information and may elect to disclose it without further notice.
Enrolled students who do not wish directory information relating to themselves to be disclosed must so state in a written communication. This statement must be delivered to the Office of the Registrar before 5 p.m. on the second Monday following registration for the term.
For Southern Utah University’s policy on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), go to the SUU website: http://www.suu.edu/pub/policies/pdf/PP113family.pdf
For more information on FERPA, see the U.S. Department of Education website: http://www.ed.gov/offices/OII/fpco/ferpa/