FERPA Information

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords students certain rights with respect to their education records. Marymount's FERPA policy is published annually in the graduate and undergraduate catalogs. Please view Marymount University's FERPA policy here. Additionally, please view Marymount's public notice designating directory information here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please view the guide "Understanding Access to Your Student Records: Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)" for answers to commonly asked questions. If you have further questions, please contact the Office of the Registrar at 703-284-1520 or

FERPA Waiver

To authorize release of information to a specific individual(s), please complete the Student Information Release (FERPA Waiver) form. Once this form has been completed and signed, please submit it in person to the Office of the Registrar, located in Rowley 1009. This form may also be emailed to, faxed to 703-516-4505, or mailed to:

Office of the Registrar
2807 North Glebe Road
Rowley 1009
Arlington, VA 22207

When emailing, faxing, or mailing this form, please include a legible copy of your MU ID card, driver's license, or passport. This form will not be processed without identification.