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Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), 20 U.S.C. §1232g and the Texas Public Information Act, Texas Government Code, § 552.001, et seq., are federal and state laws that provide students the following rights with respect to their student educational records.  The University of Texas System and The University of Texas at El Paso have implemented a student records policy that adheres to these laws.  For more information regarding the University's implementation of these laws, please review the Handbook of Operating Procedures.