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Public Records Request

Please follow the guidelines below to make a Public Records Request (PRR). Requests may be made in two ways:

  • Emailed Requests (preferred)
    The Records Access Officer (RAO), Robert Chambers may be reached at

    Only questions pertaining to the public records request process or status should be sent to this email account. All public records requests should be submitted by following the guidelines described below.
  • Mail Requests
    The Records Access Officer may be reached at the address below:
    Records Access Officer (RAO)
    Office of the President
    Massachusetts College of Art and Design
    621 Huntington Avenue
    Boston, MA 02115
Format for Public Records Requests

Please provide the following information when submitting your request:

Full Name
Organization or Company (if applicable)
Address (street, city, state, zip code)
Summary of Request

Please provide as much specific detail about your request as possible, in order to assist us with the response.  

Public Records Requests Background Information

  • For additional information on making a public records request or filing an appeal, please see Section 32.08 of the 950 CMR 32 Public Records Access documentation.
  • View the complete text of the new Public Records Law.
  • The Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts also provides a guide on the new law
Public Records Requests Tips

Please consider how you can narrow the scope of your request to expedite response time. The first 4 hours of work performed to respond to a PRR will be performed at no cost. After that, the College may charge up to $25 per hour. Also, requests for 1-4 precisely-defined documents will be produced quickly, within 3-9 days of receipt of the request, at no cost.

Frequently Requested Records

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