Welcome to the Access and Privacy Office

The University of Saskatchewan is subject to The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, and in some limited circumstances, The Health Information Protection Act. The university is required to provide access to information while also protecting the personal information in its possession or under its control.

Right to Know Week

International Right to Know Day is September 28, 2023 and September 25 to October 1 is Right to Know Week. Right ot Know Week is celebrated to raise awareness of the importance of access rights and open, transparent government.

Did you Know? 

Right to Know Day was first proposed at a conference in 2002 and in 2019 the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed September 28 as the International Day for Universal Access to Information.

Find out more about your right of access to information from the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner

Working Remotely

Many USask employees continue to work remotely. Wherever you work, USask faculty and staff are required to safeguard university data and personal information.

Detailed information on how to work remotely safely is contained in the Work Remotely channel in PAWS (https://paws.usask.ca/go/workremotely).

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to reach out to the Access & Privacy Office or IT Support Services.