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Higher Education Coordination Commission

Public Records Requests

The Higher Education Coordinating Commission (HECC) responds to requests for public records in accordance with Oregon Public Records Law. On this page you can find information on our policy and procedures, and find out how to submit a public records request to the HECC. 

In many cases, information on our work is already publicly available on our website without going through the records requests process. You can search our site or seek guidance on frequently requested information here.

Public Records Request Policy and Procedures

The HECC complies with the Oregon public records law in the manner described below.

  • Policy: The HECC’s procedures for managing public records requests are described fully in the information below.

    HECC Public Records Request Policy 

  • Timing: The HECC will respond to all official requests for public records as soon as practicable and without unreasonable delay, according to timelines outlined in Oregon Revised Statute (ORS) 192.324 and ORS 192.329.
  • Fees: Oregon Public Records Law authorizes state agencies to charge reasonable fees to cover the actual costs associated with public information requests per ORS.192.440 and Department of Administrative Services Policy 107-001-030. We will notify the requestor in writing if fees will be charged for staff research time and/or requested materials. All document requests must be pre-paid prior to the release of requested documents.

Public Records Request Form

Please either complete the form below or submit a printed request by mail. 

If the details of your request include personally identifiable information such as birth dates or identification numbers, please complete the print form here and mail it to us at the address provided on the form.