About the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a Federal law that protects the privacy of
student education records. With limited exceptions, FERPA requires written consent before
personally identifiable information contained in a student's education records may be disclosed.
For more information on FERPA, visit Registar.unt.edu. 

Authorization to Release Educational Records

Through your myUNT, you can allow a 3rd party (parent, guardian, etc.) access to information from your UNT educational record and allow them to communicate with UNT faculty and staff about your records. You can specify what categories of information that you want shared for each person.

Directions for Authorizing Release of Records to 3rd Party

Log in to your myUNT account
at my.unt.edu..

Click on your Profile Tile.

Select 3rd Party Release from the menu on
the left side of your screen.

If no person has been
added or to add an
additional person, click
Add Person. 

Enter the contact information of
the person you would like to
authorize and enter a passcode.

The authorized person will need
to provide this passcode to UNT
Faculty or Staff in order to
access your educational

Select each category of information that may be released to the authorized individual. Click Save.

Editing or Removing Authorization to Release Records to 3rd Party

You may edit or remove authorization to release records to a 3rd party at any time.

From the 3rd Party release
menu, select the person that
you want to edit or remove.

Select Delete Person to remove all
authorization or select the check
boxes to add/remove specific
categories of authorization.
Click save. 


For further assistance, contact the Office of the Registrar at Registrar@unt.edu or