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Freedom of Information Act (FOIA)

The Michigan Freedom of Information Act ("FOIA"), MCL §15.231 was enacted in 1976 to enable members of the public to fully participate in the democratic process. The statute provides that upon a written request sufficient for a public body (the University is a public body) to identify the specific public record involved, a person has the right to inspect, copy, or receive copies of certain public records, provided that the requested record is not exempt from disclosure under the terms of the Act or any other applicable law.

FOIA Request Form

FSU FOIA Procedures and Guidelines

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