Kenyon's FERPA PhilosophyWe strongly encourage students and parents to have an open discussion regarding personal responsibility and privacy during the college years. In accordance with the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA, or the Buckley Amendment), which requires that colleges and universities protect the privacy of student records, it is Kenyon College's policy, with certain limited exceptions, NOT to release non-directory information to anyone other than the student, unless the student has provided us express written permission to do so. Educational records that a student may agree to release include, but are not limited to any or all the following non-directory information: student account, financial aid, official transcripts, academic progress reports, conditional enrollment, disciplinary action, disability services, attendance, class schedule, and housing. Should a student desire to release these records upon a parent and/or guardian's request, it is his or her responsibility to complete an "Authorization to Release Information" form and return it (in person) to the registrar's office. The student will be required to sign the form in the presence of a registrar's office staff member. More information on access to student records can be found in the on-line Catalog.