[Faculty Handbook Category #1]
Employees may have
access to confidential information about St. Olaf, its students, employees,
alumni, and donors. Such information must never be discussed with anyone who
does not have a legitimate need to know.
St. Olaf College is guided by FERPA (Family
Educational Rights and Privacy Act, 1974) in providing privacy of student
records. FERPA deals specifically with the education records of students,
affording them certain rights with respect to those records. For specific
guidelines regarding the release of student information see http://www.stolaf.edu/offices/registrar/ferpa.html
or contact the Registrarís Office.