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Directory Information

At its discretion, the University of Montevallo may provide “directory information” in accordance with the provisions of the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (FERPA).

Directory information is defined as that information which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed.  Designated directory information at the University of Montevallo includes the following:

  • Student’s name
  • Address
  • Telephone numbers
  • E-mail address
  • Major field of study
  • Date of birth
  • Student identification number
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Weight and height of members of athletic teams
  • Most recent educational institution attended
  • Number of current hours in which the student is enrolled
  • Student enrollment status (i.e. full or part-time)
  • Degrees and graduation dates
  • Anticipated degrees and graduation dates
  • Classification (i.e. freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Awards and honors
  • Dates of attendance

Students may block the public disclosure of directory information (all) by completing the Request to Prevent Disclosure of Directory Information form, which can be found on the right-hand side of this page, by presenting it and identification to the Registrar’s Office. The Registrar’s Office is located in Palmer Hall, second floor.

Students must consider very carefully the consequences of a decision to withhold directory information. A non-disclosure block will call for the University of Montevallo not to release all “directory information”, including inclusion in the online and printed student directory. Thus, any future requests for such information from non-institutional persons or organizations will be refused.

The University will honor the student’s request to withhold directory information but cannot assume responsibility to contact the student for subsequent permission to release this information. Regardless of the effect upon the student, the University of Montevallo assumes no liability as a result of honoring your instructions that such information by withheld.

Although the initial request may be filed at any time, requests for non-disclosure will be honored by the University until removed, in writing, by the student.