Freedom of Information Law (FOIL)

The University at Albany fully complies with the New York State Freedom of Information Law (Article VI, Sections 84-90, Public Officers Law, as amended effective January 1, 1978).

 

Requesting Records Under FOIL

You may make a request under FOIL in writing to the University at Albany Records Access Officer Corinne Fauchon through any of the following means:

Email:             FOIL@albany.edu

 

Address:        University Hall 212

                      Office of Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance

                      University at Albany

                      1400 Washington Ave

                      Albany, NY 12222

To facilitate timely processing of your request, please describe the record(s) sought and include as much descriptive information as possible, such as date range, keywords in a record, file type(s), and other information that may help locate records.

Please include your contact information, in particular email address and postal mail address, as well as phone number with your request.

 

Fee for Records Requested Under FOIL

The University at Albany can charge for some FOIL requests per Section 87(1)(b)(iii) and 87(1)(b)(c) of Article 6 of New York State Public Officers Law. This includes, but is not limited to, charging twenty-five cents per photocopy or an amount equal to the hourly salary attributed to the lowest paid agency employee who has the necessary skill required to prepare a copy of the requested record.

 

Related Links

New York State Committee on Open Government -- Freedom of Information Law

State University of New York policy 6601 -- FOIL