Northern Illinois University
Under the Illinois Freedom Of Information Act
Requestor's Name
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Company/Agency Name
Address (Street And Number)
City State Zip
Cell Phone #
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E-mail Address
Do you want copies of the documents? Yes No
Do you want Electronic Copies (if Available), or Paper Copies? _____________________________
If you want Electronic Copies, in what format? _______________________________
Records Requested: *Provide as much specific detail as possible so the public body can identify the information that you
are seeking. You may attach additional pages if necessary.
- Please complete the form and mail, fax, email, or hand deliver directly to one of NIU's FOIA Officers. To submit
this form electronically you must save it to your computer then e-mail to the officer. Information on where to submit
your FOIA request is available online at:
**Note to Requestor: Retain a copy of this request for your files. If you eventually need to file a Request for Review
with the Public Access Counselor, you will need to submit a copy of your FOIA request.**
Date Request Received: _______________________________Date Response Due: __________________________________
Request Fowarded to: ___________________ Date:_________Copying Fee Received. Date: _______________________
Amount: $___________ Cash_____ Check #________
Revised 7/10
Date Requested
- Copy Fees: For black and white, letter or legal sized copies, the first 50 pages are free, any additional pages will be
charged at .15 cents per page. Color and abnormal size copies will be charged the actual cost of copying.
Request Type:
Contracts & Agreements Police Report Purchasing Documents Other
Date of Incident Report: Location of Incident:
If you are requesting a police report, please provide:
Yes No
Is this request for Commercial Purpose?
(It is a violation of the Freedom of Information Act for a person to knowingly obtain a public record for a commercial purpose
without disclosing that it is for a commercial purpose, if requested to do so by the public body. 5 ILCS 140/3.1(c))
Are you requesting a fee waiver? Yes No
(If you are requesting that the public body waive any fees for copying the documents, you must attach a statement of
the purpose of the request, and whether the principal purpose of the request is to access or disseminate information
regarding the health, safety and welfare or legal rights of the general public. 5 ILCS 140/6(c))