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Directory information may be released without the student's written consent provided the student has not submitted a nondisclosure request to the Office of Records and Registration. The records of students who have requested non-disclosure of directory information are flagged on the student administration system. The University of Baltimore has designated the following as directory information for its students:
Personally identifiable information that is not categorized as directory information (meaning anything other than specified above) may be released without the student's written consent to "school officials" whom the institution has determined to have a "legitimate educational interest," or to others as specified by law. Such information may not, however, be released to other individuals including the student's parent, without a signed, written release from the student. The Office of Community Life and the Dean of Students houses waivers that have been signed by the student. This information is noted on PeopleSoft. Those students who have requested non-disclosure of directory information are flagged on the PeopleSoft system.