The Catholic University of America


 Resources, Forms, Checklists


Reference Chart on release of student records

Contract Language

Data Security Terms for a Contract with an Outside Party: Suggestions for meeting the Direct Control Standard in the Dec. 2008 FERPA regulations  


Student Authorization to Release Records to Third Party 

Form transmittal letter for release, explaining redisclosure provisions

Student Employee Confidentiality Agreement

FPCO Model Form For Disclosure to Parents of Dependent Students and Consent Form for Disclosure to Parents

FERPA Notification of Rights


Data Breach Response Checklist (Privacy Technical Assistance Center-U.S. Dept. of Education)

The Fundamentals of Fundamental FERPA (by Steven J. McDonald, General Counsel, RISD) on the Compliance Alliance web page

CUA FERPA Awareness Training Modules

FPCO Online Library Page

Home page of Family Policy Compliance Office

CUA student Records Policy

FTC Fair Information Practice Principles: Delineates five core principles:of privacy protection: (1) Notice/Awareness; (2) Choice/Consent; (3) Access/Participation; (4) Integrity/Security; and (5) Enforcement/Redress.






updated 3/8/13