Students' Rights to Privacy Under FERPA

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Students have the right to:

  1. Inspect and review information contained in the education records housed by Fresno Pacific University.
  2. Request the amendment of the student's education records to ensure that there are no inaccurate, misleading, or other violations of the student's privacy or other rights.
  3. Give consent to disclosure, with certain exceptions, of personally identifiable information from education records.
  4. File complaints with the U.S. Department of Education concerning alleged failures by Fresno Pacific University to comply with FERPA.

The U.S. Department of Education has the authority to investigate possible violations of FERPA even if a complaint has been withdrawn or no complaint has been filed.