The Office of Data Access and Privacy coordinates the development and implementation of a strategic plan for departmental and University-wide records management; provides advice, training and direction on federal, state and institutional records management requirements; and oversees the collection, use and dissemination of data in accordance with the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act and other state and federal information disclosure laws.
Training Video: Did you know the University is subject to Minnesota’s Public Records Law (DPA)? We have an 8 minute video for University employees to learn what the DPA means for you as a University employee, and what information you have that might be public. You can find it in the Learning Hub: https://training.umn.edu/courses/24926
Data Request Center
How to make a request: All data requests must be submitted through the University’s Data Request Center located here: umn.nextrequest.com . The request center has additional instructions on how to submit your request.