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Frequently asked questions

What is an educational record?

Any record that contains personally identifiable information that is directly related to you is an education record under FERPA.  This information can also include records kept by Grantham University in the form of student files, student system databases kept in storage devices such as servers, or recordings or broadcasts which may include student projects.  The records may be maintained by Grantham University or by a party or organization acting on behalf of Grantham. Such records may include:

  • Written documents
  • Computer media
  • Microfilm and microfiche
  • Video or audio tapes or CDs
  • Film
  • Photographs