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May I access my child's student records?   At the post-secondary level, parents have no inherent right to access or inspect their son's or daughter's educational records. The right of access is limited solely to the student.  » to top

May I view my child's grades, exams, or academic progress?   Final grades, grades on exams, and other information about academic progress are examples of the confidential information that makes up part of a student's educational record. This information is protected under FERPA and parents do not have access to it unless the student has provided express, written authorization.  » to top

What about crisis or emergency situations?   If nondirectory information is needed to resolve a crisis or emergency situation, an educational institution may release that information if the institution determines that the information is necessary to protect the health or safety of the student or other individuals.  » to top

Whom should I contact with questions or concerns?   Direct general questions to the Office of Institutional Compliance, the vice president for student affairs, or the registrar, as appropriate. Send comments or suggestions to the registrar's office.

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Student Academic Records


Jim Whitten, assistant registrar


(512) 475-7575



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