Authorization for Release of Information
Shepherd University is committed to a student’s right to privacy and confidentiality. Student files are kept separate from academic files and are stored in a secure location within the Accessibility Services office. Information contained in a student’s record is confidential and protected as an educational record under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Accessibility Services will not provide a student’s information to parties outside of the university without the student’s express written consent, which can be granted when the student fills out the Authorization to Release Information Form.