What is Directory Information?

Directory Information (Public Information) is information contained in an education record of a student which would not generally be considered harmful or an invasion of privacy if disclosed. As per guidelines provided by the FERPA Compliance Office, UGA defines the following as Directory Information:

  • Student’s Name
  • Phone number(s)
  • Degrees and awards received
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Dates of UGA attendance
  • Thesis/Dissertation title and Faculty Mentor
  • UGA Photograph
  • Address(es)
  • Email address(es)
  • Major fields of study
  • Most recent previous educational institution attended
  • Height/weight of athletic team members
  • Employment title and contact information

Under the Georgia Open Records Act, UGA is required to release directory information as requested.