Registrar's Office

FERPA Questionnaire

Question 1: Students must be given the opportunity to inspect and review their educational records within 10 days of a request?

  • True
  • False

Question 2: Faculty have the right to inspect and review the education records of any student.

  • True
  • False

Question 3: Sally Student has just been found in violation of the university’s residence hall alcohol policy. Her hall director could contact her parents about this issue without her permission.

  • True
  • False

Question 4: A student has the right to inspect and review an essay submitted by the student even if the instructor does not intend to return it to the student .

  • True
  • False

Question 5: An institution must permit a student to review their records within how many days from the day the student makes the request?

  • 10 days
  • 20 days
  • 35 days
  • 45 days
  • None of the above

Question 6: FERPA requires institutions to obtain which of the following from a student before releasing any non-directory information?

  • Verbal permission
  • Written permission
  • Consensual permission
  • Power of Attorney

Question 7: Which of the following is not directory information?

  • Student Image
  • Major
  • Class Schedule
  • Degree earned

Question 8: FERPA applies to which of the following educational institutions?

  • Public
  • Private
  • Religious
  • Graduate
  • All of the above

Question 9: As long as grades posted outside an instructor’s office are listed only by student ID and no names are included the posting is within FERPA guidelines?

  • True
  • False

Question 10: An instructor who had a student in class during the previous semester would be considered to have a legitimate educational interest and should be able to view a student’s record?

  • True
  • False

Question 11: Parents are required to obtain written permission to view their student’s academic record, or must provide proof that their student is a dependent?

  • True
  • False

Question 12: A faculty member who has been asked to write a letter of recommendation on behalf of a student may include information contained in that student’s educational record ONLY if they have written permission from the student?

  • True
  • False