Professionals Working in Educational Institutions
Understanding Student Privacy Protections
InfoBrief developed by the CoE-PHI highlighting student privacy protections and interplay between FERPA, 42 CFR Part 2, and HIPAA related to students’ mental health or substance use disorder treatment.
- Protecting student privacy is important.
- When multiple privacy laws overlap the most protective law applies.
- State law and other privacy protections must be considered.