The Catholic University of America

Student Record Privacy and FERPA Information for Faculty


Student Record Policies

Student Records

Parental Notification

Information Security and Assurance


Student Authorization to Release Records to Third Party

Agreement by Student Employee to Maintain Confidentiality

FERPA Notification of Rights

Reference Chart on Release of Student Records

Emergencies on Campus: Department of Education guidance on FERPA, June 2011

FERPA and Campus Safety: June 19, 2009 NACUANOTES by Steve McDonald and Nancy Tribbensee Volume 7, No. 8

Family Policy Compliance Office Library Page

Turn It In
Turnitin is a Web-based plagiarism detection software system that allows members of the faculty to check students' papers for plagiarism. Students can also submit their papers to Turnitin, as a deterrent to plagiarism. For how to use this service compliance with FERPA see the Letter below.

Turnitin Letter to The Catholic University of America


All subpoenas for student records should be sent to the Office of General Counsel.

updated 12-7-15 by mlo