University of Ottawa notifies students about possible unauthorized access to personal information

The University of Ottawa recently learned that an external hard drive, temporarily used to transfer student data from one computer to the other, was reported missing. This only affects students who required academic accommodations from SASS’ Access Service. 

If you have NOT accessed accommodation services between 2013 and September 2016, you are NOT affected.

Students impacted by this incident are being notified. The University sincerely regrets this situation and wants to reassure students that this situation is taken very seriously.

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