(Family Educational Rights & Privacy)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, 20 U.S.C. § 1232g, popularly known as “FERPA” or the Buckley Amendment, is the federal law that governs the rights of students and the corollary responsibilities of institutions of higher education with respect to student education records.  The law applies to all colleges and universities that receive funds under an applicable program of the U.S. Department of Education. The materials listed below provide detailed information regarding FERPA and how student education records are managed at Arcadia University.

A copy of the statute may be found in 34 C.F.R. Part 99.

For more information on how Arcadia University handles FERPA requests please contact the Office of General Counsel or the Office of the Registrar.


Contact the Office
of General Counsel

Mailing Address: 
Arcadia University
Office of General Counsel
450 S. Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038

Office: 215-517-2383
Fax: 215-517-2656