FERPA Consent for Greek Life Participation

In compliance with the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA), Oglethorpe University is prohibited from providing certain information from your student records to a third party, such as information on grades, billing, tuition and fees assessments, financial aid (including scholarships, grants, work-study, or loan amounts) and other student record information. This restriction applies, but is not limited to, your parents, your guardians, your spouse, or a sponsor. You may, at your discretion, grant the University permission to discuss your record to specific individuals.

As a student at Oglethorpe University and a prospective or current member of a Greek Organization, I hereby consent to the release of the following information in the manner indicated below pursuant to the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (“FERPA”) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 C.F.R. Part 99). The records to be disclosed include: most recent term grade point average, cumulative grade point average, current enrollment status (full-time or part-time), or current academic standing. This data may be disclosed to: Organization/Chapter President, Organization/Chapter Advisor, Recruitment Chair/New Member Educator, Academic Chair, Honorary Societies, (Inter) National Headquarters Staff. The purpose of disclosure may include: For use in scholarship and general statistics, educational programming, award recognition, and verification of minimum academic standards and University enrollment. This authorization shall remain in effect from the time of this application to participate in sorority/fraternity recruitment until I leave the university or are no longer a member of the Greek Organization, or unless earlier revoked by me, in writing and delivered to the Office of Institutional Research.

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