Directory Information at Adams State University

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) declares that an institution may release certain information from a student's educational record without written consent and defines Directory Information as the following: "Information contained in an education record of a student which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed." (1988 Final Regulations)

The following is considered Directory Information at Adams State and may be released to a third party without written consent:

Directory Information at ASU

  • Name
  • Email Address
  • Phone number(s)
  • Address (It is recommended that parent addresses not be released without written consent of the student)
  • Classification (i.e., freshman, junior…)
  • Major field of study
  • Dates of attendance
  • Degrees pursued
  • Enrollment status (full-time, half-time, etc.) *Actual number of credit hours is NOT Directory Information
  • Degrees received
  • Weight and height of members of athletic teams
  • Honors and awards received
  • Date of birth
  • Last school attended
  • Past and present participation in officially recognized sports
  • Academic standing (eligible to register)

If a student wishes for this information to be withheld, they may fill out a:

Please mail this form to: Adams State University Office of Records Alamosa, CO 81102

This form which will put a restriction on the release of this Directory Information. Adams State University will not even be allowed to verify to a third party that the student attends Adams State, if the student chooses fill out this form.