Information & Privacy

cyber privacy

Western University is committed to the requirements of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), including access to information. 

Western's Privacy Office is happy to assist with your questions and needs relating to privacy matters. The University remains committed to supporting access under FIPPA as efficiently and effectively as possible.    

Freedom of Information requests may be submitted in person, via courier, or by mail. Please see the Request Form which is located on our Access to Information page to begin your request.

There is also a $5 request fee required to process your request which should be accompanied with the Request Form. Payment may be made via cash or cheque (payable to: The University of Western Ontario), and can be sent by mail, courier, or dropped off in person. Please note that we are not able to receive the fee via e-transfer or wire payment and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

We encourage you to contact us at if you have any questions or would like to discuss these details as they pertain to your request.