The purpose of the Office of Student Records and Registration is to provide secure, efficient storage of permanent student records and to maintain the integrity of the University Catalog. Students rely on the office for a variety of services including registration, schedule changes, verification of enrollment, maintenance of current address information, graduation audit, grades, official transcripts, and degree plans.
In compliance with public law 93 - 380, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (also referred to as F.E.R.P.A., The Privacy Act, and The Buckley Amendment) the following information is considered directory information and may be released to the general public without the consent of the student. Refer to the Academic Catalog, Access to Student Records Section.
Name, sex, date and place of birth, current and permanent address, telephone listing, major and minor, number of hours enrolled in current semester, classification, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees and awards received, all previous educational agencies or institutions attended.
Only directory information, as specified in the Texas Wesleyan University Catalog and Student Records Policy may be released without the student's prior written permission. Students have the right to restrict the release of directory information by making a written request to the Office of Student Records and Registration during the first twelve class days of a fall or spring semester.
Personally identifiable information (grades, Social Security Number, etc.), including easily traceable information will not be released to third parties without the student's prior written permission.
A student wishing to give permission for information to be released to third parties may fill out the FERPA Form.