Accountability & Accessibility
Non-Confidential information about the University is available to the public
Every University web-page provides information on some aspect of the University's programs, services or governance, but we can highlight the following:
- The Accountability section of the University home page describes the University's commitment to making information available to the public and our compliance with Ontario's Broader Public Sector Business (BPS) Documents Directive.
- Academic program information is provided by the undergraduate and graduate academic calendars, the main contractual documents between students and the University, and the websites of faculties, academic departments and schools.
- Information on University governance is available through the following web-pages:
- Other significant means of making information public are:
Guidelines for responding to requests for information
The Guidelines on responding to requests for information are guidance on responding to information requests in a manner complying with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA)
Additional guidance and assistance with engaging and communicating with media organizations is available from the University's communications team, including:
- Guide to engaging with the media (PDF)
- Tips for speaking with the media
- Issues management guidelines
Access to personal information collected by the University
The Guidelines on student access to student information give direction on students' access to their own information.
Faculty and staff members' right to access to their personal information are described in Policy 75 - Official Employment Files of Regular Faculty Members and Policy 18 - Staff Employment, Appendix F. Additional information is available through the Human Resources website.