How do I submit a request for information?
Complete the Access Request Form [PDF, 602KB] or write a letter stating that you are requesting information pursuant to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
Be as specific as possible in describing the records you need: the more specific your request, the more quickly and accurately we can respond to it.
Be sure to check the personal information banks before filling out the Access Request Form [PDF, 602KB] to request personal information.
Pay the $5 application fee by cash, cheque (payable to the University of Ottawa), or money order.
If you are being represented by a third party, be sure to include a signed copy of the Authorization Request Form for Representation [PDF, 489KB] when you submit the completed Access Request Form and the application fee.
Send the Access Request Form, Authorization for Representation form (if applicable), and application fee to the Chief Privacy Officer.
Process to request general information
The Access to Information and Privacy Office (AIPO) will make every reasonable effort to respond to your request within 30 calendar days of receipt of your request, as prescribed by FIPPA. However, the Director may extend this deadline in accordance with FIPPA.