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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato

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Family Education Rights Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) (20 U.S.C. § 1232g; 34 CFR Part 99) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of student educational records. These same rights are reinforced in Minnesota by several state laws, including the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act.


Student Academic Records:

Please contact Marcius Brock, Director of Student Support & Student Record Data Governance, Phone: 507-389-1180; Email:


All Other Records:

Please contact Sheri Sargent, Chief of Staff, Office of the President, Phone: 507-389-1112; Email:

If you would like to submit your request online, you may do that here: [PDF] Request for Public Information Form (8 KiB). Make your request as specific as possible; describing the information you want as clearly as you can. We may need some time to locate the information you are requesting; clearly stating your request will help us to respond more efficiently.