Your Carleton email account is the only email address that will be used for communication regarding petitions or appeals. Failure to review one’s Carleton email account regularly or to respond immediately to requests from the Registrar’s Office or the Appeals Secretariat are not grounds for extending timelines or requesting further consideration or reconsideration of one’s petition. If you have not yet activated this account please do so do so by visiting


At Carleton University, we recognize and respect the importance of privacy. We commit to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information only as directed by the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FIPPA). Officers of the Registrar’s Office and the University Appeals Committees are legally authorized under section s38 (2) of FIPPA to collect personal information, whether directly from the individual, or indirectly from other record collections in the custody or control of the University (i.e. Academic Advising Centre, academic departments, and related service units),as required in support of a petition or appeal.

Pursuant to Section 42 (1) (b) of FIPPA students must file a Third Party Release of Information Form if they wish Registrar’s Office staff to disclose information to  family members, other persons or organizations outside the University  in regards to information or facts contained in the petition or appeal.