Directory Information (FERPA)

Directory Information (FERPA)


Student record information is confidential and private. In accordance with both federal law (FERPA ) and University policy, the University does not release student record information without prior written consent. The one exception to this is that the University will release "directory information" items without prior student consent. Directory information is defined as that information which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. Designated directory information at New Jersey City University includes the following:

  1. Name
  2. Address
  3. Telephone number
  4. E-Mail address
  5. Age
  6. Program of study
  7. Date(s) of attendance
  8. Enrollment status
  9. Class status
  10. Date of graduation
  11. Degrees and awards received and when received
  12. Participation in officially recognized activities


Students may request that directory information not be released publicly. In order to withhold directory information, the student must: Complete and sign the Request to Withhold Directory Information Form. The form is available at the Registrar’s Office or please click the link below.

Withhold Directory Information:

PDF icon withhold_directory_info_form_2-11-16.pdf

Requests to withhold directory information are in effect until removed, in writing, by the student.

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