UT Tyler Registrar

The Office of the Registrar

Directory Information

FERPA defines directory information as information contained in an education record of a student that would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed.  34 CFR § 99.3.

Directory Information

At its discretion, the university may release directory information, which shall include:

  • Name, address, and telephone number
  • Major field of study at UT Tyler
  • Dates of attendance*
  • Most recent previous educational institution attended
  • Classification
  • Degrees, certifications and awards received
  • Date of graduation
  • E-mail address
  • Photographs
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Weight and height of members of athletic teams
  • Enrollment status (e.g., undergraduate or graduate; full-time or part-time)

Non-Directory Information

A student's Non-Directory Information can and will only be shared with the student following a verification of identity and with those with who are established at a trusted third party via the Student.

Please be aware that the following list is not exhaustive:

  • Social Security Number
  • Student ID Number
  • Grades/GPA
  • Race/Ethnicity
  • Age
  • Current Physical Location
  • Specific courses a student is taking, including but not limited to dates, times, and/or locations of courses (student class schedules are not to be shared and are private for student safety)
  • Holds

*Period of time during which a student attends or attended UT Tyler (Ex. fall 2009 through spring 2013).

UT Tyler Catalog Student Records