No. The University is subject to the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP) of Alberta. FOIP sets out what personal information the University can collect and how it can use and disclose such information. FOIP allows the University to collect personal information necessary for the University's operating programs or activities.
The University's Return to Campus safety plan, which includes mandatory vaccination as of November 1, 2021, for the Lethbridge Campus and October 22, 2021, for our Calgary Campus, requires the collection of COVID-19 vaccination history in order to be effective.
The University has an obligation to safeguard this sensitive personal information, as it does with all personal information we collect. This information, once collected, can only be shared with University employees who require it to complete their job duties.
Learn more about the Freedom of Infomation and Protection of Privacy Act.