FERPA

Confidentiality of Students’ Education Records

Florida International University (FIU) maintains Student education records in a confidential and secure manner in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) codified in 20 U.S.C. section 1232g, and sections 1002.225 and 1006.52, Florida Statutes.  The University will not release or permit access to education records or personally identifiable information maintained on a student except as otherwise permitted by law and FIU Regulation 108 – Access to Student Education Records.    Please visit the Registrar’s Office website for additional information.

Education records may be disclosed pursuant to a lawfully served and issued subpoena following notification to the student.  Subpoenas for student records will need to be properly issued and served on our office.

Moodle course entitled, “FERPA: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act”, provides more detailed information concerning the confidentiality of students’ education records, the responsibilities of University employees to maintain such confidentiality,  and the students’ right of access.