Disclaimer and web privacy

Terms of use

The material on the University of Prince Edward Island website (upei.ca) is available solely for the purpose of providing information. Effort is made to ensure that information presented at upei.ca is accurate at the time of creation and modification; however, the University cannot guarantee the currency, completeness, or accuracy of web-delivered information and shall not be held responsible for errors.

Content on upei.ca is the property of the University of Prince Edward Island, or its employees. Opinions expressed on such web pages are strictly those of the content provider. Images or videos posted to websites hosted on University servers are the responsibility of the content provider(s).

The upei.ca website links to external websites. UPEI is not responsible for monitoring, approving, or recommending the content of external sites.


Unless otherwise indicated, material on the University of Prince Edward Island site is covered by the Copyright Act, Canadian law, regulation, policies, and through international agreements. Material and/or images presented on this site may not be copied or reproduced for commercial purposes without the written permission of UPEI. Where the University chooses to release its copyright under licence, the preferred licence will often be Attribution-Non-Commercial-Share Alike as indicated using the (CC BY-NC-SA).

UPEI intends to uphold the rights of copyright owners. If you conclude that materials or images constituting copyright infringement are available on the UPEI website, please report the issue by contacting web@upei.ca.

UPEI endeavours to deliver its sites without interruption; however, it will not be responsible for temporary unavailability due to technical or other issues. Those who provide information to UPEI sites are required to abide by all relevant UPEI policies.


Your privacy

UPEI’s Access to Information and Protection of Personal Information and Privacy policy addresses the protection of personal information as well as the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by the University. Any personal information you do provide is managed and collected in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (FOIPP) Act. This means that, at the point of collection, you will be informed that your personal information is being collected, the purpose for which it is being collected, and that you have a right of access to the collected information. Some UPEI websites may collect more information than is described here and will have additional privacy notices. Where applicable, please be sure to read these privacy notices.

Voluntary provision of information in forms

UPEI makes every effort to protect all information voluntarily submitted through website forms, and all data is encrypted in transit. UPEI will not be responsible for any damages you or any third party may experience by submitting confidential information you choose to share with UPEI through the Internet or for any errors in submitted information. If you have concerns with transferring data over the Internet, you may contact the office which has requested it for alternative methods.

Information collected is kept only for the length of time necessary to fulfill the purpose for which it was collected. Should you choose to provide personal information via upei.ca webforms, it will be used to respond to your request and as permitted in accordance with the FOIPP Act and all applicable UPEI policies and procedures, including the Access to Information and Protection of Personal Information and Privacy policy.

Questions and concerns about UPEI’s approach to protecting personal information should be directed to the University’s Chief Access to Information and Privacy Officer.

Requesting information about UPEI and UPEI programs

The personal information requested on "Need more information about the University of Prince Edward Island?" and "Need more information about <this program>?" forms is collected under the authority of Section 31(c) of the PEI Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and will be protected under Part 2 of that Act. Direct any questions about this collection to the UPEI Admissions Office at apply@upei.ca, or

Registrar’s Office
University of Prince Edward Island
550 University Ave
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4P3

UPEI collects, creates and maintains this information for the purposes of admission, registration and other activities directly related to its education programs. This form collects birthdates as a method for creating unique records for prospective students and queries users’ Internet Protocol (IP) addresses, which are used to approximate geographic location (country, region, and city).

Other information we may collect


upei.ca may transfer a small “cookie” file to your device through browser access. Cookies identify your browser and allow provision of personalized information on your future visits to our websites. Editing personal browser settings will deny cookies or provide warnings when cookies are distributed.

upei.ca cookies do not gather any personal information (e.g., name, email address, telephone number).

Google Analytics

upei.ca uses Google Analytics to provides anonymized data about the use of the website. Information provided by Google Analytics is used by UPEI’s Marketing and Production unit for statistical purposes and to ensure our website content and functionality meets the needs of all visitors. Please refer to Google’s privacy and terms.


upei.ca uses remarketing tools so that we may monitor, track, and measure advertising and marketing campaigns. Third-party cookies and pixel tags from Meta properties (Facebook and Instagram), Twitter, TikTok, and Google Ads attached to our website advertising and marketing campaigns (including email and social media campaigns) may be used in connection with some upei.ca site pages to follow and log the actions of visitors and email recipients, quantify the reach and effectiveness of marketing campaigns and compile statistics about site usage. Questions about this usage may be directed to the Marketing and Production unit at web@upei.ca.

Feedback and input

UPEI welcomes feedback and input to its websites. If a upei.ca page requires editing, or if you find outdated and erroneous information, please contact the Marketing and Communications department, web@upei.ca.

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