Posted: March 22, 2013 at 4:48 pm, Last Updated: June 28, 2019 at 2:43 pm
All George Mason University employees who handle or have access to education records, including all instructional/research and administrative/professional faculty, must complete FERPA training session upon employment, and then every two years. FERPA training is also required to receive Banner access. Every individual doing any work on behalf of Mason must comply with policies and guidelines […]
Posted: March 22, 2013 at 4:48 pm, Last Updated: June 28, 2019 at 2:48 pm
The consequences for violating FERPA include: Loss of all federal funding A formal complaint to the Department of Education Disciplinary action by Mason, up to and including termination.
Posted: March 21, 2013 at 3:55 pm, Last Updated: September 30, 2016 at 2:29 pm
A parent who presents a valid power of attorney executed by a student may request and receive records held by the Office of the Registrar, on behalf of that student.
Posted: March 21, 2013 at 3:55 pm, Last Updated: May 24, 2016 at 9:24 am
Enrollment verification may include directory and/or nondirectory information. If nondirectory information is provided, student consent is required. There are several options that may allow you access to enrollment verification for insurance purposes: The student may request an enrollment verification for you or have it mailed to you. Insurance companies, parents and students can also obtain […]
Posted: March 21, 2013 at 3:54 pm, Last Updated: May 24, 2016 at 9:24 am
Email address and major information for students is available via the Mason People Finder.
Posted: March 21, 2013 at 3:53 pm, Last Updated: May 24, 2016 at 9:24 am
George Mason University does not mail grades to students or to their parents. Grades are available for students to view online through Patriot Web. Students wishing to share their grades with their parents can submit a request for a transcript, which then will be mailed to an address of their choice.
Posted: March 21, 2013 at 3:52 pm, Last Updated: May 24, 2016 at 9:24 am
Under FERPA, when a student reaches 18 years of age or enrolls at a postsecondary institution such as George Mason University, the rights afforded to the parents of a student automatically transfer to the student.