OFFICE OF BUSINESS AND FINANCE
FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS & PRIVACY ACT (FERPA)
The FERPA or Buckley Amendment states that the Institution may not give out any student information, including financial, without the written authorization of the student. This covers parents, stepparents, grandparents, spouse, employer, or any third party inquiry. This is done to protect your privacy. Therefore, the Student Financial Services office will no longer be able to talk with anyone other than you, the student, regarding your student account. If you desire to allow authorization to parents, step-parents, grandparents or spouses, we will need to have the enclosed form signed and returned by you, stating with whom we may discuss this information. THIS FORM WILL BE IN YOUR FILE AS LONG AS YOU REMAIN A STUDENT WITH ROSE-HULMAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. A new form must be submitted to the Student Financial Services Office for any changes or to cancel authorizations on your account.
Without your signature on this form, you will not be able to
grant electronic viewing pr ivileges to your parent(s) for the Web for
ivileges to your parent(s) for the Web for Parent product.
Please download the form immediately, complete, and sign, and then mail or bring it to the Student Financial Services Office at the following address:
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Student Financial Services
Should you need to discuss this in more detail, please call the Student Financial Services Office at 812-877-8296.
We will not discuss your student account with an employer or any other third party inquiry without a separate specific consent from you at the time of their request.
Student Financial Services Manager