The University sends statements of account and all other correspondence directly to students. You retain full control over who has access to your records or accounts; however, officers and members of the University staff also have access to relevant parts of your records for recognized and legitimate use. The University does not send progress reports or any other information to your parents and/or sponsors unless you specifically request it in writing.
In accordance with Quebec's Act Respecting Access to Documents held by Public Bodies and the Protection of Personal Information (the "Access Act"), personal information, including transcripts of academic records, may be released only with the student's authorization. When you apply to McGill, you authorize the University to release certain personal information (name, address, telephone number, email address, date of birth, program and student status) to specific persons and bodies.
The following persons and bodies are included in your information release authorization:
If you do not want to authorize the University to disclose personal information to the organizations mentioned above in 8, 9, 10 and 11, you must complete and submit an Opposition Form, available at Enrolment Services.