Understanding the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) as amended

•FERPA is a federal law, also known as the Buckley Amendment.

•It protects the privacy of a student’s education records.

•FERPA applies to all educational agencies or institutions that receive funds under any program administered by the Secretary of Education, including Shenandoah University.

Shenandoah is committed to protecting the privacy of your student’s education records.