William Paterson University is committed to maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of your education records. We want to take this opportunity to give you a brief summary of your rights with respect to your education records under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) of 1974. This federal law governs the release of and access to student education records.
These rights include:
The name and address of the office that administers FERPA is:
Family Policy Compliance Office U.S. Department of Education
400 Maryland Avenue, SW
Washington D.C. 20202-4605
Students who do not wish to have their information released outside William Paterson University or published in the campus directory must give written notice to the Registrar’s Office annually prior to the start of the fall semester. Every reasonable effort will be made to safeguard the confidentiality of such information. For more specific details about FERPA, you may view FERPA policy on the U.S. Department of Education's Family Policy Compliance Office (FPCO) website.
If you have questions regarding FERPA, you may contact the Registrar’s office at: email@example.com.
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