DePaul University > Admission & Aid > Financial Aid > Financial Aid Basics > Privacy & FERPA
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, or FERPA, governs
the privacy of student records. It regulates access to and the release
of education records maintained by all educational institutions,
including DePaul. It states:
Visit the FERPA Policy page for complete details.
DePaul employees may access your student record information only as
necessary to conduct university business. DePaul must ensure that third
parties, including vendors, do not disclose personally identifiable
information about its students except under conditions specified by the
You can edit the types of information that the university may release about you through Campus Connect.
For more information about FERPA compliance or student records privacy, contact DePaul Central at firstname.lastname@example.org.