How to Access FERPA 201: Data Sharing under FERPA

This Guide will walk you through how to access the FERPA 201 course provided by the US Department of Education.

  1. Go to
    1. This page will talk about the FERPA 201 Training Modules. 
  2. Toward the middle of the page, click on the "Click Here to access this course". 
  3. This will bring you to a Login Page. NOTE: This is not tied to KU Single Sign on Services. If you have made an account previously, login with that. You can forget password if you don't know your password. If this is your first time going through the course, click Register at the bottom of this page. 
  4. Click on the square that says FERPA 201: Data Sharing Under FERPA
  5. This will take you to the course training player. 

Once you have completed the course, you will be presented with a FERPA 201 Certificate, screenshot this or save it as a PDF and send over to IT staff will log this completion. 

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