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.

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)

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

Specific daily attendance records or class schedules are not directory information.

UT Tyler Catalog Student Records