Release of Public Information

Updated August 27, 2019

Public records at the University at Buffalo are governed and protected by federal, state and local regulations such as the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Freedom of Information Law and the Fair Credit Reporting Act. In addition to the statutory requirements, confidential records and regulated private data must be handled in accordance with the university’s privacy and information security policies.