Students, upon written request, may review their own academic record. This review is subject to guidelines outlined by University policy and the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) as amended. Copies of the University’s policy regarding record access are available at One Stop Student Services.
Additionally, because of the University’s commitment to continue improvement of educational services, One Stop Student Services will furnish copies of transcripts to the institutions previously attended by the student for use in ongoing programs of research and improvement at these institutions. Grade information will also be made available for studies conducted to improve academic quality within public higher education in Florida. These policies are sanctioned under the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended.
The University reserves the right to deny a request for copies of educational records made by a student or eligible parent when there is a financial obligation to the University which has not been satisfied and when there is an unresolved disciplinary action pending against the student.The University will charge the following fees for furnishing copies of student records and reports or any material included therein:
Requests for copies of educational records should be submitted in writing to One Stop Student Services. Other student record information regarding health, law enforcement, finances, pre-attendance, employment, housing, disciplinary, personal non-academic counseling, and international student records should be made directly to the appropriate offices. Picture identification is required when picking up copies of information related to student records. If someone other than the student is picking up this information, written authorization from the student and picture identification are required.
In accordance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA) as amended, the University of North Florida defines public or directory information as the following: “Name, mailing address, telephone number, dates of attendance, admitted college/majors, degree(s) awarded, status (full or part-time), classification (freshman, sophomore, etc.), participation in officially recognized activities and sports, Honors, weight/height of athletes, and student images, including photographs, videos, or any other media containing a student's image or likeness.”
The University will honor a student’s request to not release directory information but cannot assume responsibility for contacting the student for subsequent permission to release this information. If a non-disclosure request is completed, the University will require documentation from the individual or organization requesting such information that the student has given written permission prior to the University releasing said information. Regardless of the effect on the student, the University assumes no liability for honoring a student’s instructions that such information be withheld. Students should be aware that they cannot hold the University of North Florida liable for the consequences of honoring their instructions to withhold directory information.
To view the University's current official policy, click here.
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