Exceptions to student rights regarding disclosure:

The University is authorized to disclose student information without consent in the following circumstances:

  • Information designated as “directory information”
  • Disclosure to school officials with legitimate educational interests
  • Disclosure to an alleged victim of a crime of violence
  • Disclosure to officials of another institution where student seeks to enroll
  • Request from Comptroller General of US, Secretary, or state/local educational authorities
  • Disclosure in connection with financial aid for which student has applied
  • Disclosure to accrediting agencies
  • Disclosure to parents of dependent students
  • To comply with judicial order or subpoena (A reasonable attempt to notify must be made.)
  • Disclosure in connection with a health or safety emergency

Right to file a complaint:

Students have a right to file a complaint concerning alleged failure of Wilmington University to comply with the requirements of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act. Complaints should be mailed to:

Family Policy Compliance Office

US Department of Education

400 Maryland Avenue, SW

Washington, DC 20202

Annual Notification to Students

Wilmington University is required to notify students annually of their rights regarding privacy. Students are notified of their FERPA rights by publication in the university catalog and on the Wilmington University website. Additional information about FERPA can be found at the following web address: wilmu.edu/privacy