FERPA defines "directory information" as information contained in the education records of a student that would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. For more information, please see: http://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/faq.html#q4The following student information is considered Texas Tech University Directory Information:
- Student Name
- Permanent and Local Addresses
- Place of Birth
- Major Field of Study
- Dates of Attendance
- Degrees, Awards, and Honors Received
- Specific Enrollment Status
- Full-time, Part-time, Half-time
- Undergraduate, Graduate, Law
- Participation in Officially Recognized Sports and Activities
- Height/weight of members of Athletic Teams (This information is accessible online at http://www.texastech.com)
- Previous Institution(s) Attended
All requests must first be reviewed and approved by the Registrar. No information will be released without prior approval.
Student organizations must have the approval of a faculty advisor. All requests must first be reviewed and approved by the Registrar.
The Solomon Amendment is a federal law that requires universities to release the following information to military recruiters without student consent:
- Student name
- Telephone number
- Age or year of birth
- Place of birth
- Level of education (freshman, sophomore, graduate, etc.)
- Academic major(s)
- Most recent educational institution attended
Students may opt out of releasing their information to military recruiters through the MyTech (Raiderlink) system.