Release of Information by the Registrar

The following is the policy of Office of the Registrar with respect to release of student academic information:

Only the following information may be released to any outside source not officially connected to the State University of New York or one of its agents:

  1. Any information listed as “directory information” by the University;
  2. Dates of attendance;
  3. If the student received a degree, and if so, which degree;
  4. Any office of the State University of New York or its agent may have released to it any information kept on a student on a “need-to-know” basis;
  5. No further information will be released without the written consent of the student. Absolutely no transcript of students’ records will be released outside the University without their signed authorization.
The University, in accordance with FERPA, has designated the following information about students as public (directory) information:
  • Name
  • Address (local and permanent)
  • Academic status (Undergraduate, Graduate, General Studies, etc.)
  • Dates of attendance
  • Degrees completed

Students have the right to have this directory information withheld from the public if they so desire. Each student who wants all directory information to be withheld shall so indicate by contacting the Office of the University Registrar.