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The items listed below are considered directory information and may be released for any purpose at the discretion of UAB. Under the provisions of the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, you have the right to withhold the disclosure of the directory information.

This includes:

  • Name
  • Address (local and permanent)
  • BlazerID
  • University e-mail address
  • CampusCard photo
  • Date of birth
  • Major field of study
  • Participation in officially recognized activities and sports
  • Weight and height of members of intercollegiate athletic teams
  • Dates of attendance (enrollment verification)
  • Degrees and awards received
  • Institution most recently previously attended
  • Photographs, video recordings, audio recordings and other media containing a student’s image or likeness when those photographs, video recordings, audio recordings and other media have been taken
    1. at a university event that is open to the general public (e.g. athletic game or competition, homecoming parade, commencement);
    2. at a university event sponsored for students, faculty, staff or community members (e.g. welcome ceremony for a school or department, student life event, resident hall event, concert or similar student experience programing);
    3. at an event sponsored by a student organization recognized by the university (e.g. student club activity or event);
    4. during an academic activity (e.g. class, lab, internship); or (e) in the University Relations photography studio (e.g. “head shot”, press release photo or university publication photo).

Please consider very carefully the consequences of any decision by you to withhold directory information. Should you decide to inform UAB not to release directory information, any future requests for such information from non-institutional persons or organizations will be refused. UAB cannot assume responsibility to contact you for subsequent permission to release the information.

Request to Withhold Directory Information Form (PDF)

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