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Directory Information

FERPA allows for the university to define certain basic information that may be released without a student's prior consent. This is referred to as “Directory Information” and may vary between institutions. The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay has defined the following as Student Directory Information:

  • Student legal name
  • Address (home address on record)
  • Telephone (home phone provided, we do not identify what type it is)
  • Email address (campus email address only)
  • Degrees, honors and awards received
  • Major of study
  • Dates of attendance
  • Class level (Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior)
  • Most recent agency or institution attended
  • Participation in official activities or sports teams
  • Height of members of athletic teams

This information comes primarily from each student’s SIS account. Students are encouraged to review and update their contact information on a regular basis by logging into SIS and using the self-service function to make changes to their directory information. A student can submit a Restriction Request to prevent their personal information from being released publicly.

Information that is not considered releasable under FERPA as directory information can be, but is not limited to:

  • Student ID numbers
  • Any portion of a Social Security number
  • Marital status
  • Any previous name
  • Parent’s name and address
  • High school academic information
  • Transcripted information from another university or college
  • Courses completed
  • Grades, credits earned or GPA
  • Grades of current courses in progress
  • Attendance records
  • Academic status (i.e. Probation status)
  • Academic Advisor’s name
  • Student misconduct investigations or sanctions
  • Racial identity
  • Foreign student or visa status
  • Military status
  • Student photos

Request a Directory List

To make a request, click here. Questions can be directed to