Welcome to the Bellevue College training program for the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA). FERPA is the Federal law that governs the rights of students and institutional responsibilities with respect to student education records. This training program is designed to inform the faculty and staff of the law regarding student education records and to ensure compliance with the FERPA law.


After completing this training program, you will be able to:

  • Understand the basic rules of FERPA;
  • Know the steps to protect student education records;
  • Determine when information can or cannot be released.

About the Program

Update 5/1/16: FERPA training is now conducted online in the Canvas platform.

To be added to the Canvas FERPA class, please Complete the FERPA Training Request Form