Dear Maryville University Students:
There are a number of occasions for which you may need a leer of recommendaon from a Maryville University
faculty or sta member. To provide an appropriate leer, your faculty and/or sta recommender must be free to
share informaon about you that is protected in your educaonal records covered by the Family Educaonal Rights
and Privacy Act (FERPA). To be permied to share informaon contained in your records, the aached FERPA
Release Form must be completed and signed by you, and then provided electronically to your recommender.
Please note the following records are covered by this document, although any given recommender may not be
aware of informaon contained in all of these records:
Assessment/Placement Records – test scores, and courses assigned upon entry to the university
Academic Records – transcripts, GPA, grades and aendance in any given course
Disability Records – informaon regarding a physical, emoonal, or learning disability and accommodaons
provided to facilitate student success
Financial Aid Records – specic to scholarships and/or student employment
Housing Records – on-campus living dates, locaons, leadership roles
Student Accounts – student account, payments, or nancial status (not actual amounts)
Personal Records – informaon regarding race, gender, ethnicity, and naonality
Other – feel free to specify any addional informaon you are comfortable having shared
Please note: On the FERPA Release Form (next page), the “ANY of the above records” box is checked to allow the
recommender the greatest exibility in providing a thorough recommendaon, but feel free to uncheck that box and
choose only the records from which you agree to have informaon shared.
Feel free to print a copy of the signed form to retain for your records.
If you have any quesons, please do not hesitate to ask.
NOTE for Maryville University faculty/sta recommenders:
Please be sure you have a signed copy of this form provided to you prior to providing any leer(s) of
recommendaon on behalf of a student. You should retain the signed form in a le should quesons arise at a
later date. If you are uncertain regarding the type of informaon the form is allowing you to release, please do
not hesitate to contact us for claricaon.
Student Service Center
Gander Hall, Room 124
Phone: (314) 529-9360
Fax: (314) 529-9925
An: Student Service Center
650 Maryville University Drive
Saint Louis, MO 63141
Student Conduct Records - information regarding disciplinary standing and conduct policy violations