FERPA Training Sessions with the Department of Higher EducationUS Department of Education logo

Watch Webcast LIVE on February 25

This will count as FERPA training, please register at training central at the following link receive credit, REGISTER NOW! 

Where: Wooten Hall, Room 105

When:   February 25, 2015

  • FERPA (Technical)
    • 10:00 am – 11:30 am or
    • 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • FERPA 101
    • 8:15 am – 9:45 am or
    • 1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

NMSU is required by federal law to comply with The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)  which was enacted to protect  the confidentiality and privacy of student information.  As part of its compliance obligation, NMSU is offering a 1.5 hours long face-to-face FERPA trainings to be presented by the U.S. Department of Education on February 25, 2015.  There will be a morning and an afternoon session to accommodate varying schedules as well as a live webcast and a recorded webcast for those unable attend in person.

The session is called FERPA 101 and will provide an overview of the regulatory requirements and provide guidance on how to stay compliant in the digital world.   This session will be scenario based and have a question and answer component.  This will allow faculty and staff to ask about specific situations.

Please do not hesitate to contact Carlos Lobato, NMSU’s IT Compliance Officer, at 575-646-5902 or via email at clobato@nmsu.edu if you have any questions or need additional information.  You are always welcome to contact me as well.

— Norma Grijalva, PhD, CIO/AVP Information Technology

Email: norma@nmsu.edu  phone: 575-646-7767