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Records Management
Records Management
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  • Record retention and disposal schedules (how long do I keep this record - how can I dispose the record?)
  • Scan your department's backlog of documents to be placed on a CD.
  • Records inventory (what digital and paper records to keep, why do you keep the records, where are the records stored, what is the volume of records, and how often do you retrieve the records?).
  • Records storage
  • Records retrieval
  • Film documents
  • Records management consultation
  • Confidential document destruction


New University departments should contact Records Management to arrange an on-site records consultation and inventory. Departments should contact Records Management to request record storage boxes for their files. Department personnel must complete a Record Transfer Form and a Box Label for each record storage box. Further instructions are made available on the Document Preparation Checklist. Departments who choose not to prepare their documents for imaging or storage, will be assessed a labor charge, subjective to the conditions of the records.

Upon receipt of the record storage boxes, Records Management staff proceeds to scan, film or store the records. At the completion of the project, an "Authorization to Destruct" form will be sent to the department head for signature. The authorization permits Records Management staff to shred the original records. Records Management retains the master copy of all microfilm.

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