Rutgers University Open Public Records Request Center

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How to email the OPRA Administrator through this portal?

As a customer, the system will allow you to send an email to the OPRA administrator after you have...

What is the definition of a government record?

A government record is any paper, written or printed book, document, drawing, map, plan, photograph,...

May I file anonymously?

Yes, a requester may file OPRA requests anonymously.  However, OPRA specifically prohibits...

What can I do if my request is denied?

A person who is denied access to a government record can choose: 1) to file suit in Superior Court;...

How do I submit a request for a government record?

The best way to submit a request is creating an account through this online Records Center, which...

May I request patient or student records through this office?

We do not accept requests for patient records nor requests for student records at this office. To...

What records can I ask for under OPRA?

You may ask for any records which fit the definition of a public record as listed below (and found...

Are all records always released within 7 business days?

No.  Custodians may seek extensions of time beyond the seven (7) business day...

What will it cost?

Documents released electronically are released for free.The standard copying fee is $0.05 per page...

May I request student records through this office?

We do not accept student records at this office. To align with federal regulation and maintain...

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