Site Accessibility Statement
Wilfrid Laurier University Leaf
February 22, 2017
Canadian Excellence

Privacy & Access at Laurier

The main role of the Privacy Office is twofold: to provide public access to university records and information, and to protect the personal privacy of the university community in compliance with Ontario’s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) and Personal Health Information Privacy Act (PHIPA)

The Privacy Office provides assistance and advice to the university community regarding FIPPA and university policies relevant to Access and Privacy, namely 10.1 Information Availability and Privacy Protection and 10.2 Student Records, and 10.3 Responsible Use of Video Surveillance.


Faculty and Staff: For information regarding what personal information can be shared and/or collected, please consult FIPPA 101 for Faculty and Staff and 10 Quick Facts about Privacy and FIPPA at Laurier.  For Instructors, Privacy Tips for Faculty may be useful.

Parents: Please consult the FIPPA for Parents fact sheet for answers to commonly asked questions about student privacy.

Current and Future Students: Students, applicants, and others who give personal information to the University should read our Notice of Collection.

Note: The Privacy Office does not deal with issues relating to applications for admission, transcripts, or LORIS login and pin number problems.  For these concerns please consult the appropriate University office.

Questions can be directed to the Privacy Office at, 519-884-0710 ext. 2047, or to the Privacy Co-ordinator at  or 519-884-0710 ext. 2037.