Records Access

State Regulations on Accessing Public Records

The Open Records Act (OCGA 50-18-70): Under current law, public officials must reply to a public inquiry within three business days. All vendors holding contracts must also respond to these requests regarding business done on behalf of government. Departments with questions on the Open Records Act should contact the Georgia State University Legal Affairs Office at 404-413-0500.

Federal Regulations on Accessing Student Records

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) is a federal law that was created to provide students certain rights and regards to their educational records. The University’s Records Access/FERPA Policy use FERPA guidelines in complying with educational records access requests.

Student Transcripts

Georgia State University transcripts are requested through the Office of the Registrar via the GoSOLAR website. Visit the Transcripts page for instructions on getting your transcript. For more information contact the Office of the Registrar at 404-413-2900.