109.2.5 Reports from University Health Centre or Student Counselling Services

1. Where students have gone on their own initiative as patients to the University Health Centre, or as clients to Student Counselling Services, the contents of the students' files are private, in accordance with professional ethics or codes of behavior and protected by the FOIPP Act. (GFC 29 NOV 1971) (EXEC 3 NOV 1997) (GFC 29 NOV 1999)

2. Where a student has been referred by an authorized officer of the University to the University Health Centre or to Student Counselling Services, the consultant's opinion will be reported to the authorized officer if the student gives written permission to do so. Such written permission shall be granted when the student signs a release form, the nature of which will be determined by the Service in question. It is recognized that the nature and content of any report provided by the consultant will be determined by the ethics and codes of behavior of the consultant's profession and will be protected by the FOIPP Act. (GFC 29 NOV 1971) (EXEC 3 NOV 1997) (GFC 29 NOV 1999)

3. When a student has authorized a consultant to release a report to an officer of the University under this section the student may have access to the report as guided by the FOIPP Act. (GFC 29 NOV 1971) (EXEC 3 NOV 1997) (GFC 29 NOV 1999)