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Under FOIA section 6, SIU may charge fees as described below.

Paper Copies - Black & white, letter and legal sized copies are free up to fifty (50) pages. Each additional page will cost 15 cents per page. For color copies or unusually sized copies, charges are the actual cost of copying.

Electronic Format - If a voluminous request is for electronic records and those records are kept in a portable document format, a reqeustor  may be charged $20.00 up to 80 megabytes of data, $40.00 for data in excess of 80 megabytes but less than 160 megabytes, and $100.00 for data in excess of 160 megabytes.  For voluminous requests requesting electronic records that are not kept in a portable document format, the University may charge $20 for not more than 2 megabytes of data, $40 for more than 2 megabytes but not more than 4 megabytes and $100 for more than 4 megabytes of data.

Commercial Request - Commercial purpose requests may be charged $10 for each hour searching and retrieving a record, and for time spent on redaction; provided however that no fees may be charged for the first eight hours.