Academic Policies Overview Module Quiz

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Question 1: “FERPA” prohibits the release of any information about a student without his or her written consent.:*

True
False

Question 2: Which of the following is not considered “Directory Information” under FERPA?:*

A. Telephone Number
B. Cumulative Grade Point Average
C. Enrollment Status
D. Permanent Address
E. Local Address
F. Both “B” and “D”

Question 3: Restricting the release of directory information means that no one can have access to this information without the student’s written consent.:*

True
False

Question 4: Which of the following is a form of consent that will comply with FERPA? :*

A. A student’s signed consent
B. A phone call from the student to the Registrar’s Office giving consent
C. E-mail received from the student’s MSU NetID account granting consent
D. E-mail received from the student’s non-MSU NetID account, such as “Gmail”
E. “A,” “C” and “D”
F. Both “A” and “C”

Question 5: As a general rule, are professors permitted to obtain students’ cumulative grade point averages?:*

Yes
No