What is Directory or Public Information?
" . . . information contained in an education record of a student which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed." -(1988 Final Regulations)
Directory Information can NEVER include:
Social security number or
Student identification number
See University of North Texas Health Science Center Directory Information for those items that can be released.
Can directory information be released to anyone who requests it?
- NO - If the student has requested that directory information be withheld, no information can be released
- outside of UNTHSC except as provided by law.
- to anyone within UNTHSC who does NOT have a need to know.
- YES - If the student has NOT requested that directory information be withheld.