Education Records Policy

Brandeis University Education Records: Statement of Policy and Procedures

Brandeis University seeks to maintain all education records in its care in full compliance with federal and state law, and in a spirit consistent with its educational philosophy that students are full partners in the educational enterprise. As such, students have rights of confidentiality, and the responsibility to exercise those rights to ensure that their education records are accurate and complete. The officials of the University who are custodians of education records, in turn, have the responsibility to understand fully and implement with care the policies and procedures governing education records.

The policy and procedures contained herein are designed to meet the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (FERPA). Brandeis University is committed to their enforcement. In the case of any conflict between the provisions of FERPA and the terms of this policy, the provisions of FERPA shall in all events control.