FERPA/Privacy Laws


LSU Eunice, in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, also known as the Buckley Amendment, permits students to inspect their records whenever appropriate and to challenge specific parts of them as necessary. Each current or formerly enrolled student of LSU Eunice has the right to inspect and review official educational records or files of the college directly relating to that student.

Public Records (Directory Information)
 
The following information on individual students is considered directory information by LSU Eunice and is public. Public information may be released or published without student consent.
 
  • full name
  • addresses (school and permanent)
  • telephone number
  • email address
  • date/place of birth
  • major field of study and classification
  • dates of attendance 
  • participation in officially recognized activities and sports; weight and height of members of athletic teams
  • degrees, honors, and awards received
  • photographs

Waiver of Privacy

Former and current students have the right to waive the privacy afforded them through FERPA. If a person wishes to waive his/her right to privacy, the person may print out this form and sign it in front of a staff member of the Office of the Registrar. Forms that are mailed or faxed will not be considered valid.

Directory Information Hold

Students preferring non-disclosure must inform the Office of the Registrar by completing a Authorization to Withhold Directory Information form. The student must understand that this request will disallow the release of ANY directory information unless the health or safety of an individual is involved. Students wishing to request a directory hold must print out this form and sign it in front of a staff member of the Office of the Registrar. Forms that are mailed or faxed will not be considered valid.

 

For more information about the Federal Education Rights and Privacy Law of 1974, please see: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html