Coronavirus (COVID-19) Advisory to Protect The Nest:

FGCU continuously monitors the latest information from health officials and shares details on the Coronavirus Updates website. Get details including helpful FAQs. Students, faculty and staff, remember to complete the FGCU Daily Health Screening App every day before coming to campus (239-590-1206 for technical and other support related to the Screening). COVID-19 rules apply to campus visitors.

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Student Rights/FERPA Policies

FERPA is the “Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, as amended”, and is also known as “The Buckley Amendment”. 

FERPA is the United States federal law that protects student records privacy and provides for review and disclosure rights.  Please review the information linked below, to help you understand FERPA and what it means to you. These pages outline student rights under FERPA to review educational records and to allow or restrict access to third parties.

Please note that some information, called "Directory Information", may be released to third parties without the student's prior consent, unless the student files a written request to restrict directory information access. 

  • Annual Notice to Students

  • University's Education Record Policy

  • Access to Records

  • Directory Information & Release of Records to Third Parties

  • Early Admitted and Dual Enrolled Students

  • Non-Disclosure of Directory Information

  • Disposal of Education Records

  • Definitions