Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act


Overview

As a college student you are becoming independent as well as taking the responsibility for making decisions about your life. Disability Resources DR recognizes that you, the student, are our client and want to work with you regarding equal access and accommodations as well as keeping disability-related information confidential. This information includes biographical history, test data, grades, disability information, performance reviews and case notes which are used to decide appropriate accommodations to provide you with equal opportunities and access at college.Your educational records are protected under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act FERPA and DR will follow these guidelines:




The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university’s programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY (for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas, medical center campuses).