Custodian of Policy: Registrar
Effective Date: Spring 2019
Last Review: Spring 2019
Next Review: Spring 2026
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. They are:
MSUM may disclose directory information of students. Directory information includes:
MSUM designates the following information as limited directory information.
Accordingly, this information will not be provided to external parties unless the parties are requesting the information to fulfill obligations to MSUM. Use and disclosure of this information shall be limited to publication on websites hosted by, on behalf of, or for the benefit of MSUM, including the online directory and those officials within MSUM who have access, consistent with FERPA, to such information.
Student email addresses and Star ID numbers are defined as Limited Directory Data for enterprise technology related purposes internal to the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities System that are approved by System Office IT, including, but not limited to, inclusion of email addresses and Star ID numbers in a directory accessible to Minnesota State students and employees.
Additionally, the following information is defined as Limited Directory Data for purposes of sharing with the student association representing MSUM students so the association can communicate with their members.
Students may refuse to permit the disclosure of directory information if they notify MSUM's Registrar in writing they do not want such information disclosed.