Directory Information

“Directory information is ...information contained in an educational record of a student which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed.”

(FERPA Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Title 43, Part 99.3)

DMACC does not print a directory or provide student information online.

Information that DMACC considers directory information:

  • Student's name
  • Address
  • Telephone number
  • DMACC email address
  • Date and place of birth
  • Major field of study
  • Dates of attendance
  • Degrees and awards received
  • Previous educational agencies or institutions attended
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Weight and height of members of athletic teams
  • DMACC student ID photograph

Information not included in the above list is defined as confidential and may not be released without a student's written permission. Directory information may be confidential at a student's request.

How can directory information be confidential?

  • Students can notify the Student Records Office in writing within the first two calendar weeks of the semester.
  • Must be done annually