Broad category(ies) describing the account holder's affiliation with the university.
A person can have more than one role (e.g., a student and an employee).
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faculty A person recognized by Dean of Faculties
or Office of Graduate Studies as a faculty member and/or a person holding
a Texas A&M University System faculty position.
staff A person holding a Texas A&M University System staff position.
student A person enrolled in courses or actively pursuing a degree.
employee A person employed by the Texas A&M University System.
member A member of the Texas A&M University community.
affiliate A person with whom the university has dealings, but to whom no general set of "community membership" privileges are extended.
alum A person who has been awarded a degree from Texas A&M University.
library-walk-in Not used.
Assignment of eduPersonAffiliation flags is based on the
flags present in the entry:
If values are present, the entry will always have either a member or affiliate flag and will never have both. If an entry is eligible to have both flags, the member flag trumps and the affiliate flag will not be added.
|Access:||Access to Enterprise Directory restricted.|
|Usage:||Convey broad-category affiliation assertions between members of an identity federation.|
|Example(s):||staff, employee, student, member|