Privacy Rights of Students

Towson University is in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended (aka Buckley Amendment). As such, it is the policy of the university:

  1. to permit students to inspect their academic records;
  2. to limit disclosure to others of personally identifiable information from education records without students’ prior written consent; and
  3. to provide students the opportunity to seek correction of their education records where appropriate.

A more complete description of the policy and the records considered confidential may be found in Appendix D.