FERPA - Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
Confidentiality of Academic Records
FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 [U.S. Public Law 93-579]) guarantee individuals' rights to the access of their academic record. This federal law also provides guidelines as to third party access and the appropriate security of the education record. FERPA stipulates that students have the right to inspect and review their academic record; right to control disclosure (designate confidentiality), and; request amendment to the educational record if an error is recorded.
Click here to print the release of confidential Information form for student accounts. Complete and return to Business Services Cashiers. Without this form Business Services is not permitted to discuss information on the student account with anyone except the student.
Emma B. Lommasson Center
The University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812