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Duke Privacy for Students

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA)

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) affords eligible students certain rights with respect to their education records. (An “eligible student” under FERPA is a student who is 18 years of age or older or who attends a postsecondary institution at any age).


This office provides face-to-face service for all aspects of the IRB approval and submission process. Any researchers who wish to meet with an IRB staff member at ORS West, should email campusirb@duke.edu (link sends e-mail) to schedule an appointment.

Additional Resources

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Acceptable Use Policy (Student Affairs)

Antivirus and Malware Protection

Attendance Data Collection Statement (Student Affairs)

Campus Resources (Student Affairs)

Computer Security (Student Affairs)

Computing and Electronic Communication (for students)

Duke Confidentiality Policy (Student Affairs)

Cookies, Third-Party

Data Security FAQ

Data Security Policy

Drone Policy

Duke Box

Duke’s Data Classification Standard

DUHS Compliance*

Duke MyChart


DukeMobile App Privacy Policy

Electronic Data Disclosure Policy (Student Affairs)

EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Export Controls

Harassment Prevention, Non-Discrimination, and Title IX

Housing, Dining & Residence Life (HDRL) Housing Policies

Identity Management and Authentication

Identity Theft

IT Security Office (ITSO)

Duke University, Office of Information Technology, Information Security

Uses and Disclosures Involving Limited Datasets*

Lost or Stolen Device

Minimum Necessary Standard for Using, Disclosing, and Requesting Protected Health Information*

Mobile Device Security

Multi-Factor Authentication

North Carolina Identity Theft Protection Act of 2005

Notice of Privacy Practices

The Policymaker’s Guidance to Student Data Privacy

Photography or Videotaping on Campus

Duke Policies and Procedures*

SSRI Protected Research Data Network (PRDN)

Privacy by Design

Privacy, Identity & Online Security (Federal Trade Commission or FTC)

The Privacy Rule (“HIPAA”) in Research, aka HIPAA as it Relates to Research policy

Red Flags Rule

Undergraduate Research Support Office (URS)

Retention, Preservation and Destruction of Records (Records Retention Policy)*

Duke University School of Medicine Secure System Usage

Duke Medicine Secure Systems Usage Memo

Security Breach Policy*

Security on Social Media

Social Media Policy*

Duke University School of Medicine Social Media Guidelines

Social Security Number Usage Policy (Duke University)

U.S. State Data Breach Notification Statutes

Surplus and Storage Programs (including computers)