Privacy Law (FERPA)

Education records. . .

Education records are all the records maintained by WMU about individual students, with the following exceptions:

  • Sole possession records or private individual notes created by a faculty or staff member which are accessible only to the individual who created them.

  • Law enforcement or campus security records created and maintained solely for law enforcement purposes.

  • Employment records

  • Medical and counseling records used solely for the treatment of the individual.

  • Records which contain only information relating to a person after that person is no longer a student at WMU. (For example, records of alumni accomplishments or honors.)

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Office of the Registrar
1903 W Michigan Ave
Western Michigan University
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5256 USA
269 387-4300 | 269 387-3545