Release of Information Authorization

A student may authorize the University to disclose education records that are otherwise protected under FERPA. The release form must be completed, signed, dated, and must specify the records to be disclosed and the identity of the recipient. Forms are accepted in person, from the student’s MSU email account or by mail or fax if the form is notarized.

Download Release of Information Authorization form

Submit your form to the office to whom you have authorized to disclose your education records in one of the following ways:

  • In person (you must display a photo ID or else, have your form notarized).
  • Mail notarized form to: (Office Name), Missouri State University, 901 S. National Ave, Springfield, MO 65897
  • Email scanned, notarized form to the department email account from your Missouri State email account
  • Fax notarized form to the department

A list of departments can be found here:

Additional Policy Effective August 1, 2016

Mixed Credit (Accelerated Graduate Programs): Students admitted into an approved accelerated graduate degree program may have a limited number of 600-level or higher courses counted toward both an undergraduate and graduate degree.

Mixed Credit (General): Undergraduate students who meet all the admission requirements of a graduate degree or certificate program other than the completion of a baccalaureate degree may receive permission to take up to six hours of mixed (undergraduate and graduate) credit without first being admitted to a specific graduate program.

Senior Permission: Undergraduate students who have accumulated at least 90 hours from Missouri State or another accredited institution may be permittedto take a maximum of 12 credits of 600-level or higher courses for graduate credit.

For additional information, please review the entire policy.

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