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Release of Information Instructions

Follow these instructions to authorize release of information to a specific designee(s).

1. Login to MyCWU
2. Click on the "Student" tab

3. Click "Personal" and then select "Release of Information"

4. Please review the release clause explanations

5. At the bottom, click on "Add Designee", a new window will pop up

6. Enter the designees first and last name. Next, enter a five-digit code. If the five digits aren't used the system will enter preceding zeros. This will be a required part of the code. *Note: First, last name and auth. code are required. If left blank you will get a red box and a message requiring you to complete the empty cells. 
7. For the sliding buttons, click on each item you wish to make "yes"
8. By default, the start date will populate as the current date but you can change it to a future date if needed
9. By default, the end date is left blank to assume you want this left as you set it up until graduation. If not, then add an end date
10. Click done in the upper right-hand corner of the pop up window. (If you change your mind click cancel.)
11. After clicking done, the page will show you the designee added.

12. You can edit designees by clicking the designee row, it will highlight yellow. Follow the preceding steps to change access

13. You have successfully completed adding designees to your release of information

Mobile Navigation
1. Login to MyCWU from your phone
2. Click "Profile" then "Release of Information"

3. Review the release clause explanations then click "Add Designee" at the bottom of the page

4. A new page will load allowing you to enter your first name, last name and an auth. code. Enter a five-digit code, if five digits aren't used the system will enter preceding zeros which will be a required part of the code. *Note: First, last name and auth. code are required. If left blank you will get a red box and a message requiring you to complete the empty cells. 
7. For the sliding buttons, click on each item you wish to make "yes"
8. By default, the start date will populate as the current date but you can change it to a future date if needed
9. By default, the end date is left blank to assume you want this left as you set it up until graduation. If not, then add an end date
10. Click done in the upper right-hand corner of the pop up window. (If you change your mind click cancel.)

12. After clicking done the page will show you the designee added

13. You can edit the designee by clicking the designee row, it will highlight yellow. Follow the preceding steps to change access

14. You have successfully completed setting up your designees for the release of information. 

For technical issues completing the on-line form, please contact the Service Desk. For questions or disputes with the release of information process, please contact the Dean of Student Success.

 

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