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FERPA Release

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Information as of December 15, 2022

General Information

According to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), non-directory student information cannot be disclosed to any third party (including parents) without written consent. Students need to be aware of their rights under FERPA.

If a student would like the University to be able to discuss financial matters and student records with a third party (like parents), then the student needs to complete the FERPA release form. This release may be submitted at any time during the year by completing the form via your eCampus account under the "Academics" tile.

Trouble with your eCampus account? Contact or 408-554-5700.

Click here to learn more about FERPA.


For those students who do decide to sign the FERPA release form, many do so during their Technology for Academic Success Series online course. However, the release form may be signed at any time during the year. Many students also elect to not sign the form.


Contact: Cameron Barrilleaux,
Assistant Director for New Student & Parent Programs, Center for Student Involvement