Alumni Privacy

Alumni information is collected under the authority of the University Act and in compliance with the British Columbia Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) for the purposes of administering alumni relations and fund development programs for University of Northern British Columbia.

How Your Information May be Used

Your information is needed to register you as a member of Convocation and as a member of the UNBC Alumni community. We may use your information to inform you about the UNBC Alumni educational, volunteer, networking, award and social programs; to provide you with information about alumni benefits and services; to facilitate alumni participation in research projects, surveys, fundraising and development activities; and to administer elections for university and alumni association governing bodies. The University may also disclose your contact information, under strict confidentiality agreements, to service providers solely for communicating with you on behalf of the University or the Alumni Council.

How Your Information is Protected

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA) requires that UNBC protects your information  with appropriate safeguards and security measures. UNBC will not sell or otherwise publicly disclose alumni information, nor share alumni information with any of our corporate affinity partners. While we do communicate with you to market products and services provided by our affinity partners, these companies will never have direct access to your contact information without your consent.

Questions or Concerns?

If you have any questions about the privacy of your personal information, or would like to make requests about the kinds of contact you receive, please contact us 250-960-5873, toll free 1-866-WE-R-UNBC (1-866-937-8622) or via email at