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Right to Know

Clarion University's Office of Open Records is to enforce the state's Right-to-Know law and to serve as a resource for citizens, public officials and members of the media in obtaining public records of their government.

Requests for records must be addressed to the Agency Open Records Officer and can be submitted by email, fax, mail or in person. The request should be specific and not seek answers to questions.  After filing a request, a response will be issued within 5 business days.

Clarion University's Open Records Officer is:

Anna Stewart
Agency Open Records Officer
250 University Avenue
Box 95
California, PA 15419
Fax: 724-938-4373


Filing an Appeal

When a request is denied or deemed denial, a requester may file an appeal to the Pennsylvania Office of Open Records.  The appeal must be filed within 15 business days of the denial or deemed denial date.  The appeal must also include the request, agency denial if one exists, and address agency grounds that the request was denied.  An appeals officer will determine if the record(s) is subject to public access.

An appeal may be filed to the Office of Open Records via its Online Appeal Form, email, fax or in person at:

Office of Open Records
Commonwealth Keystone Building
333 Market Street, 16th Floor
Harrisburg, PA 17101-2234
Phone: 717-346-9903
Fax:  717-425-5343


Request Form – Word doc.

Appeal Form

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Last Updated 2/28/22