Disposing of University Records
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Consult the University-wide Record Retention Schedule to see if record retention period has expired.
Determine if documents meet criteria for archiving per Depositing Material in the University Archive.
If not necessary to retain or archive, determine the appropriate method for disposing of the record.
Decide on Type of Disposal
Determine if documents contain private or confidential information. See Appendix: Examples of Public, Private and Confidential Information. The means of disposition depends on whether the information is public or private.
Dispose of information appropriately
Purchasing has established University-wide contracts with shredding vendors.