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Wake Forest University

Students Can Grant Proxy Access (WIN)

Modified on: Fri, Jun 4, 2021 3:29 PM

Wake Forest students can grant others access to view certain pieces of information that is normally available in their WIN account. 

This is termed granting “proxy access,” and the other person is referred to as the “proxy.” The most common scenario is for a student to grant a parent or spouse access to his/her information; however, the student can choose anyone who has an email address. By granting proxy access the student is giving Wake Forest permission to share the selected information with that individual. This permission is necessary to comply with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA).

The proxy/student relationship is controlled by the student. The student can create proxy user accounts and assign access to specific pages within WIN. Proxy users can potentially view items such as a student’s class schedule, mid-term and final grades, academic transcript, and degree audit/progress. The student can reset a PIN for his/her proxy and can also choose to stop proxy access to his/her information. Requests to access student academic information and to become a proxy should be made directly to the student.

Please visit the University Registrar's webpage to view more details and specifics about this service.

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