Privacy and Students' Rights

Privacy and Students' Rights

Optional Confidentiality Flags for Student Records

Students have the right to request that their records be flagged as confidential, or prohibit the printing of their information in the on-line or printed school directory.

A previously requested confidentiality or no print indicator may be rescinded at any time.

"Confidential" Indicator Form
"No Print" Indicator Form
Remove Indicators

Official policies regarding directory information are published in the Catalog.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and Applicant Records

Confidential Indicator Form

Checking the "Confidential" Indicator option of this form will result in the following:

 
  • No information will be released to anyone without a written release.
    • For example, prospective employers who telephone to confirm your degree will be told that information cannot be released for this person. They will be required to submit, to the Registrar's Office, a written release that you have signed in order to receive any information.
  • No information will print in the on-line look-up (lu) or in the printed copy of the Campus Directory.
  • Your name will not appear in the Commencement Bulletin when you graduate.
  • Any Georgia Tech employee who has legitimate access to view your academic record will be given a visual reminder that your records are "confidential" each time your record is viewed.
  • Your records will remain confidential until you notify the Registrar's Office that you wish to remove the "Confidential" flag, by completing a rescind form.
 

A signed, completed form or written request can be submitted to the Registrar's Office in room 104 of the Tech Tower, faxed to 404-894-0167, or mailed to:

 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office of the Registrar
Student Records
Atlanta GA 30332-0315
 
File Type: 

No Print Indicator Form

Checking the "No Print" indicator of this form will prohibit the printing of your name and any associated information in the on-line or printed directory. However, it will not flag your records as "Confidential".

 

A signed, completed form or written request can be submitted to the Registrar's Office in room 104 of the Tech Tower, faxed to 404-894-0167, or mailed to:

 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office of the Registrar
Student Records
Atlanta GA 30332-0315
 
File Type: 

Rescind Confidentiality Indicator Form

To rescind a previously requested confidentiality or no print indicator on your records will result in the confidentiality flag being removed from your records. However, Georgia Tech will follow the FERPA standards when releasing information.

 

A signed, completed form or written request can be submitted to the Registrar's Office in room 104 of the Tech Tower, faxed to 404-894-0167, or mailed to:

 
Georgia Institute of Technology
Office of the Registrar
Student Records
Atlanta GA 30332-0315
 
File Type: