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FERPA Information for Faculty

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) limits access to the information contained in student records by third parties.  A Consent to Release Student Information (FERPA form) form must be on file giving permission to release student information.  If there is no form on file or the form excludes the person you are speaking with, you cannot release information regarding the student.

To check if a Consent to Release Student Information form is on file through the Faculty Self-Service Center:
  • Please note that you must have security access to view student FERPA information.
  • Enter the Faculty self-service center and enter your User ID and PIN
  • Choose the Faculty Services tab
  • Click on Advisor Menu
  • Click on View Student FERPA Information
  • Select the current term
  • Either use the drop down box to select your advisee or click on Enter Student ID Directly to enter the student's University of Hartford ID number
  • You will be able to view all active FERPA Contacts

To check if a Consent to Release Student Information form is on file through Banner:

  • Please note that you must have security access to view student FERPA information.
  • FERPA information on file can be viewed on the SWAFERP form.
  • The first page of this form lists all Active Contacts.  Please note that this form only displays two of the most recent records.  If necessary, use your down arrow key to display additional records.
  • The second page of this form lists the History of Contacts.  Please note that this form only displays three records.  If necessary, additional records may be viewed using the down arrow key on your computer keypad.

To print a Consent to Release Student Information form Click Here