FERPA can be confusing at times. We created this page to provide you with resources to better understand and uphold FERPA as it pertains to your professional responsibilities at Oregon State University.

**This page is currently under construction; resources will be added periodically. If there's something you'd like to see here, please contact us!**

FERPA tips for Instructors/Teaching Faculty

Audio and Visual Recording in an Education Setting

Instructional Use of Social Media Policy

Procedures for Joint Consent to Release Information Form (Financial Aid, Registrar, Student Accounts, Academic Advising)

EdSurge article: The Unintentional Ways Schools Might Be Violating FERPA

  • class rosters
  • student course schedule/enrollment in courses
  • graded assignments (in any medium)
  • emails exchanged with a student concerning their academic progress (i.e. in a class, as an advisee)
  • card swipe data (e.g. in advising offices, at campus events)
  • signed ESET data
  • field site/internship evaluations for experiences done for course credit
  • advising notes
  • clicker data
  • student registration holds
  • student ID photos
  • audio or video of students participating in a class activity