Office of the University Registrar

The University of Alabama has long subscribed to the ethical principles for confidentiality of student records that are recommended by the American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers. Following passage of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 (the Buckley Amendment) and as amended, the University established policies and procedures to implement that legislation. The statement of these policies can be accessed online at

For more information, contact The University of Alabama, Office of the University Registrar, 206 Student Services Center, Box 870134, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0134; email; or visit