Student Systems Help Center

March 9, 2015

FERPA Training for Staff & Faculty

What is FERPA?

FERPA (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act) was enacted in 1974. It is a set of regulations that applies to those institutions that receive funding from the Department of Education.

FERPA was written specifically for students and guarantees them the right to inspect and review their education records, the right to seek to amend education records, and the right to have some control over the disclosure of information from those education records

Resources for Students

Learn about your FERPA rights as a UW student on the UW FERPA page for students here.

Training for UW Faculty and Staff

Are you a new staff or faculty member? Would you like to brush up on your FERPA knowledge? We encourage you to take the UW  FERPA training for Faculty and Staff. The online module takes approximately 15-20 minutes to complete, and provides you with recommendations to common FERPA-related issues that occur at the university. After registering you can select the version of the course best-suited for your computer or device.

Register & Launch Training 

Problems accessing training? Contact Matt Saavedra.

 Additional Resources