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FIPPA gives members of the public a general right of access to records in the custody or under the control of governmental institutions, including Humber College. There are limited and defined exemptions to this general right of access. Staff and faculty looking for more information on FIPPA can refer to our FIPPA Tip Sheet.

Members of the public may request access to records in the custody or control of Humber College by submitting a request in writing, accompanied with a $5.00 application fee. For more information on making a freedom of information request please refer to the “How to make a request” section below.


Legal, Risk and Privacy Office is responsible for receiving and processing FOI requests for the College, and providing education and advice related to FIPPA.

How to Make a Request

Prior to submitting a request for information, you may want to review the College’s Record Retention Schedule to understand the types of records the College collects.

Online Freedom of Information Request Form >

To submit a request under the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA), please fill out the form with your contact information, a detailed description of the requested records, and send it, along with a cheque or e-transfer for $5 (cash and credit is not an acceptable form of payment) payable to "Humber College ITAL", to the address below:


The Humber College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning
Attn: Chief, Legal, Risk and Privacy Officer
205 Humber College Blvd., LRC 6008
Toronto, ON M9W 5L7

Processing Fees/Timeline

All FOI Requests forms must be accompanied by the $5 application fee before we can begin processing your request.
Cheques for $5 can be made payable to: Humber College ITAL.
Once we receive the request form and $5 cheque, we will issue a response to you within 30 days of the date we received the request.
We may contact you if we require you to clarify your request before we can begin processing your request.

FOI Processing Fees

FIPPA requires that fees be charged as follows:

Item Cost
Photocopies / printouts $0.20 / page
CD-ROM $10.00 each
Record search (general records only) $7.50 / 15 minutes
Record preparation (general records only) $7.50 / 15 minutes
Developing a computer program or other method to produce record $15.00 / 15 minutes
Costs incurred in locating, retrieving, processing, copying record Set out in invoice (case-by-case basis)
Shipping As applicable

Please click here for more information regarding FOI fees.