FAQ Details

Where can I find more information and policies pertaining to student records and FERPA?

In addition to these FAQ's, there are several other in-depth resources that can assist you when seeking to understand FERPA and our obligations to protect student records.

  • SUNY Cortland FERPA Policies
    The SUNY Cortland FERPA policies outline the appropriate use of student information to support the protection of student privacy in accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).
  • SUNY Cortland Information Resources Policies (College Handbook)
    The SUNY Cortland College Handbook outlines policies related to student information security and the handling of student data.
  • SUNY System Policies
    The State University of New York system-wide policy forms the foundation for local campus policies, and can be reviewed on the SUNY website.
  • U.S. Department of Education FERPA for School Officials
    The U.S. Department of Education provides a guide for faculty, staff and administrators of both K-12 and postsecondary schools.
  • U.S. Department of Education FERPA FAQ
    In addition to a more comprehensive guide, the U.S. Department of Education also provides the most common questions and answers in the public FAQ.
    The State University of New York Registrar's Association has a series of federal and state resources.

Last updated: 3/8/2023