To All Prairie View A&M University Students
The Office of the Registrar frequently receives request for student demographic information. This information, generally referred to as “directory information,” is subject to disclosure as public information and includes the following: name, address, telephone listings, electronic mail address, major field of study, date/place of birth, photographs, participation in officially recognized activities/sports, weight/height of members of athletic teams, enrollment status, dates of attendance, student classification, degree/awards/honors received, and the most recent educational agency or institution attended by the student.
Prairie View A&M University adheres to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), thus, the Registrar’s Office hereby gives Public Notification that the above student information will be released to those who request information unless you notify the office that this information should not be released. If you do not want the above information released, you must complete a Request to Prevent Disclosure of Directory Information Form, otherwise, it will be assumed that that above information may be disclosed for the remainder of the current year. The Request to Prevent Disclosure of Directory Information Forms are located in Room 302, Memorial Student Center.
The University maintains educational records for students in the Office of the Registrar. Upon receipt of a written 3-day advance request, provisions will be made for students and parents of dependent students, to review and inspect the accuracy of records when appropriate. Student records are regarded as confidential, and therefore are released only for use by faculty and professional staff for authorized University related purposes. A student’s educational records are released only with written consent of the student or due to subpoena by a court of law.