Public Data

Few restrictions are places on this data and it is generally releasable to a member of the public upon formal request. Employees must consult the "Releasing Information to Third Parties" policy prior to releasing any data to a member of the public. Examples of public data include FERPA directory information, course offerings, annual reports, and more.

Examples of public data include the following: 

  • FERPA Directory Information
  • Information authorized to be available on or through KU websites without KU Online ID authentication
  • Public policies and procedure manuals
  • Course offerings
  • Annual reports
  • Job postings
See the Data Handling Guide for appropriate storage and sending of public data.