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Institutional Privacy

Think, Protect and Practice Privacy

We respect the integrity of the individual by safeguarding information and providing guidance on privacy-related matters affecting the UNC-Chapel Hill community.


The mission of the Institutional Privacy Office is to monitor compliance with federal and state privacy regulations, as well as general industry privacy standards for restricted or sensitive information collected, used, retained by the University.  This office provides the centralized oversight and compliance relating to applicable laws, regulations and policies that govern privacy related activities for the University. The Institutional Privacy Office is committed to University outreach including University training, and assisting members of the community in conducting their activities to the highest level of integrity, confidentiality and professionalism.

Report an Incident to the University

If you think information may be at risk:

  • Call Privacy at 919-962-6332 or
  • Email or
  • Call ITS Security at 919-962-HELP

For more information on how to report a violation of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the North Carolina Identity Theft Protection Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), or the University’s policy on Personnel Records and Confidentiality of Personnel Information, please use the above contact information.

Report a Concern or Student Complaint to the Carolina Ethics Line.

Submit a Business Associate Agreement (BAA)

Submit an executed Business Associate Agreement and underlying agreement (Onyen required).


Institutional Privacy Office
Carolina Square
123 W. Franklin Street, Suite 600B
Campus Box #1005
Chapel Hill, NC 27599
Phone: 919-962-6332
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