FERPA Protections Take Effect for New Students on Monday, Aug. 22

Aug. 18, 2022

The protection of student privacy is everyone's responsibility. The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the University of Colorado Boulder have set forth guidelines related to the disclosure of and access to student education records maintained by the university.

FERPA Protections Take Effect for New Students on Monday, Jan. 10, 2022

Jan. 6, 2022

The protection of student privacy is everyone's responsibility. The Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the University of Colorado Boulder have set forth guidelines related to the disclosure of and access to student education records maintained by the university.

Language Update for Responding to Full-Privacy Student Inquiries

Nov. 11, 2021

If someone asks a university employee for information about a student on full privacy and doesn't immediately volunteer a password/passphrase to confirm their identity/ authorization, the employee must now tell the requester, "Due to data privacy policies, we are unable to respond to your request."

Approved Procedures for Verifying Identities & Third-Party Authorizations

Sept. 29, 2021

Before disclosing any sensitive information to an unfamiliar student or third party (e.g., parent, guardian, sponsor), follow our instructions to confirm a student's identity or confirm a third party's FERPA authorization.

Action Required: Mandatory FERPA Recertification for CU-SIS Access (Targeted Message)

May 13, 2021

Our records indicate that it's been three or more years since you passed the CU: FERPA online training course. To retain your CU-SIS access, you must retake this course and obtain a score of 80 or higher.

Action Required: Mandatory FERPA Recertification for CU-SIS Access (Targeted Message)

April 30, 2021

Our records indicate that it's been three or more years since you passed the CU: FERPA online training course. To retain your CU-SIS access, you must retake this course and obtain a score of 80 or higher.