Directory Information

Acknowledging that Directory Information is FERPA protected information that may be disclosed at the discretion of a College or University, it is the policy of the Board of Regents for Higher Education for the Connecticut State Colleges and Universities that disclosure of Directory Information is within the sole discretion of the College or University. Colleges and Universities may disclose Directory Information without the prior consent of the student only as provided herein.  Students may also request that the University Withhold Directory Information.  

For purposes of access by school officials of the Colleges and Universities governed by the Board of Regents for Higher Education, the following is designated as Directory Information:

  • Student’s legal name

  • Permanent mailing address

  • Month and day of birth

  • Photographs

  • Student identification number, User ID, or other unique identifier

  • Email address

  • Telephone number

  • University or College previously attended or currently attending

  • Dates of attendance

  • Full vs. part-time student status

  • Awards and honors

  • Class standing/year

  • Major, minor, concentration and/or program of study

  • Degree(s)/Certificate(s) candidacy

  • Degree(s)/Certificate(s) earned

  • Previous Institutions attended

  • Graduation expected/completion dates

For purposes of access by military recruiters only, the following is designated as Directory Information (Student Recruiting Information):

  • Student's legal name

  • Permanent mailing address

  • Telephone number

  • Age

  • Place of birth

  • Class standing/year

  • Major and/or program of study

  • Degrees received

  • Most recent educational institution attended

For purposes of participation in any recognized activity or sports, the following is designated as Directory Information:

  • Student's preferred name

  • City and State of Residence

  • Dates of attendance

  • Class standing/year

  • Recognized activity or sport

  • Team performance statistics

  • Team position

  • Photos and videos

  • Awards

  • Height and weight of athlete

For purposes of disclosure to/access by the general public, the following is designated as Directory Information:

  • Student's preferred name

  • Permanent mailing address

  • Photographs

  • Dates of attendance

  • Major, minor, concentration and/or program of study

  • Degree/Certificate candidacy

  • Degree(s)/Certificate(s) earned

  • Awards

  • Full vs. Part-time status

  • Anticipated graduation date

  • Graduation date