The items listed below are designated as "Directory information" and may be released for any purpose at the discretion of our institution. Student information will be published in the UW-RF electronic phonebook and the graduation commencement program.
Under the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, students have the right to withhold the disclosure of any or all of the categories of "Directory Information".
If you want to have any or all categories of your "Directory Information" withheld, please come to the Registrar's Office and complete the Request to prevent disclosure of Directory Information form.
This form must be completed within two calendar weeks after the first day of class for the Fall term in order for your information to be restricted. Requests received after that date will be reflected in the electronic directory.
You must file a new form each academic year.
Please note important details regarding placing a “No Release” on your record:
As noted above (FERPA) prohibits educational institutions from disclosing information from a student's educational record to any third party, including parents, without the student's consent. UW-River Falls strictly adheres to the provisions in FERPA, but there are exceptions in the law: