Students are expected to be aware of and abide by specific policies formulated by Emory University concerning confidentiality. What follows is a brief summary; the full statements of this policy, as well as those of other University policies, are published annually in the Campus Life Handbook.

Emory University recognizes a student’s right of privacy and is committed to protecting students from improper disclosure of private information. Regarding the confidentiality of the information that becomes a part of the student’s permanent records and the conditions of its disclosure, the University has adopted a policy that reflects a reasonable balance between its obligations for the protection of the rights and privacy of the students and its responsibility to society.