Missouri State University

FERPA Policy Updates Effective Summer 2008

  • Telephone Number - It clarifies that non-University contact information provided for purposes of the emergency notification system is not considered directory information.
  • Deceased Students - It clarifies that although student's rights under FERPA cease upon death, the University will not release a deceased student's records for a period of 25 hours after the date of the death unless required to do so by law or authorized to do so by (1) the executor of the deceased's estate; or (2) the deceased student's spouse, parents or children. The University may request proof of death.

For more information on FERPA, please visit: http://www.missouristate.edu/registrar/FERPA.html