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Internet Usage Policy Exemption Application

Please use this form to request an exemption from the University of Otago's Internet Usage Policy. You should contact AskOtago first to discuss your requirements before submitting an exemption request.

Once official approval is received, exemptions are usually processed within one working day. For urgent requests please call AskOtago on extension 7000.

Please contact AskOtago if you have any questions.

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Requester Details
Exemption Details


Website Categories:

Note: All staff can access the above categories of websites, except plagiarism, before 8:30am, between 12 noon and 2pm, and after 5pm.

You must specify at least one website, or one category of site.

The reason is for consideration by your manager and/or Head of Department. ITS does not evaluate the reason for an exemption, but we may provide relevant technical advice.

Authorisation Details

Please enter your manager's or Head of Department's email address below. This request will be emailed to them for escalation through to your Head of Division, as per your Department's internal processes.
Note: Health Science requests can be authorised by your Dean.

Human Check

Please complete the below to prove you are human*