Directory information

Directory Information Policies

Directory information, which is information that is generally not considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if released, can also be disclosed to outside organizations without a student’s prior written consent.

What is Considered Directory Information?

Walters State considers the following information to be directory information:

  • Student's name
  • Address
  • Telephone listing
  • Photograph
  • Date and place of birth
  • Major field of study
  • Dates of attendance
  • Grade level
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Weight and height of members of athletic teams
  • Degrees, honors, and awards received
  • The most recent educational agency or institution attended


Exclusion of Directory Information

If you wish to have your directory information excluded, please submit the following form.

*Exclusion of Directory Information


*Exclusion of Directory Information does not prevent WS from disclosing my information to authorized representatives of federal, state, and local agencies when that disclosure is in connection with financial aid for which I have applied and/or received, or any of the other exceptions to signed consent found in §99.31 of the FERPA regulations.


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