The Catholic University of America


The material that follows is designed to prepare authorized members of the campus community to understand the responsibilities of handling student record information under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) and the university's Student Records Policy and the Information Assurance Policy. The Catholic University of America is legally and ethically obligated to protect the confidentiality of students' records. Everyone who has regular access to, or comes into contact with student data is required to complete this training once every two (2) years.

This training session takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. Please read each slide carefully and click “Next” to move on to the next slide. To return to the previous slide, choose the “Previous” button. Once you have read through the slides, you will be asked to test your knowledge by completing a short quiz.

For your participation to be recorded, you must complete all sections. When all the required sections have been completed, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. We recommend you keep a copy of this e-mail for your records. If you experience technical difficulties, please contact us at (202) 319-4177.