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UT Tyler Records Retention and Management

Open Records Policies & Procedures

Under the Texas Public Information Act (the Act), each person is entitled to complete information about the affairs of government and the official acts of public officials and employees, unless otherwise expressly provided by law. For more information about the Texas Public Information Act or open records requests, please refer to the attorney general's 2012 Public Information Handbook and/or  The University of Texas System's website on open records.

Where and How to Send Your Open Records Request to The University of Texas at Tyler

If by U.S. mail:

Mr. Jesse Acosta
Compliance Officer
The University of Texas at Tyler
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Texas 75799

If by electronic mail: publicinfo@uttyler.edu

If by fax: 903.566.8368

If by hand delivery:

Administration Building Room 314
3900 University Blvd.
Tyler, Texas 75799

*New: Effective September 1, 2012, open record requests received by UT Tyler can be viewed at: Open Record Requests Received.

What Your Request Should Include

Requests for records under the Public Information Act must be in writing. Including the following information in your request will help ensure that you receive the information you want:

  • Your name and mailing address (so we can send you a response).
  • Your phone number and/or email address (so we can contact you if we have questions about how to respond to your request).
  • A list or description of the specific information you are interested in, including time periods. Try to be as specific as possible about the information you are seeking.

Costs & Billing

Charges for copies of public information are set by the Office of the Attorney General.

Direct questions to Lee Murray, 903.565.5805.

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