St. Olaf College Guidelines for the Release of Student Information
Under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA)


Notification of Rights under FERPA

Education Records: Definition

Education Records Maintained by St. Olaf College, Custodian, Location

Disclosure without Student Consent: “Legitimate Educational Interest”

Parental Access to Children’s Education Records

Disciplinary Records (page under construction)

Third-Party Access to “Directory Information” (Public Information)

Additional Resources

Faculty Guidelines

Student Request for Reference or Recommendation These forms are for non-current St. Olaf students only. Current students: log into SIS, choose “Forms & Links,” then choose “FERPA Student Waiver for Reference Request.”

Disclosure of Education Records to Parents of Dependent Students: Annual Release Form for Disclosure to Parents/Guardians