What It Is

FERPA consent to release allows an authorized third party (e.g., a parent or guardian) to contact the university on your behalf and discuss your academic and/or financial records.

  • All Education Records: Includes any and all academic, financial and personal information
  • Academic Record Only: Includes, but is not limited to, GPA, grades, degree progress, academic standing, academic holds, class schedule, transcript requests, academic advising
  • Financial Record Only: Includes, but is not limited to, financial aid (limited per Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act of 1999), account (billing/payments), financial holds, COF, tuition classification

What It Isn't

FERPA consent to release does not include access to your medical, student conduct or housing records. To authorize access to those records, see:

In addition, a FERPA release does not provide online access to your education records. That authorization requires CU guest access.

Learn about CU guest access