Through active measures Augusta University ensures compliance with external regulations through regular training, monitoring, and auditing as well as through policies and procedures developed through appropriate governance and administrative processes within AU.

Regulatory Compliance


The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to protect the confidentiality of student education records. 


The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act is a set of federal rules designed in part to protect the privacy of a person's health information. Often referred to as Protected Health Information. 

Georgia Open Records Act

The Georgia Open Records Act, § 50-18-70, et seq, outlines the process for how members of the public can request and inspect governmental records.

AU Policies & Compliance

Data Management and Classification policy

Acceptable Use of Information Technology policy

Acceptable Use of Electronic Mail & Electronic Messaging Policy

Cyber Security Incident Response

Data Management and Classification

Identity Theft Policy

Electronic Data Retention

Electronic Data Storage Backup

Information Security Training Policy

Electronic Information Security Policy

Password Protection Policy

Remote Access Policy

Ethics Policy

Mobile Device Policy

Electronic Data Access Control Policy

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