Link to download a copy of the Department of Education’s “Parents’ Guide to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act: Rights Regarding Children’s Education Records: Parent's Guide to FERPA
The Office of the Registrar is aware that parents may have questions about their students' experience while attending the University of Colorado Boulder. Many answers to these questions are available in the Students section. However, keep in mind that the information is directed toward students. For contact information regarding the Office of the Registrar, see the Office of the Registrar Contact List.
The Office of the Registrar must follow FERPA guidelines (Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act), which limits the information that parents can access without consent of their student. Be aware when a student reaches the age of 18 or begins attending a post secondary institution regardless of age, FERPA rights transfer to the student. FERPA is a federal law designed to protect the privacy of education records, to establish the right of students to inspect and review their education records, and to provide guidelines for the protection of inaccurate and misleading data through informal and formal hearings.
Parents may obtain non-directory information (grades, GPA, etc.) in one of the following ways: