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Managing University Records: Services



Records Management Services is committed to assisting all University offices and departments in controlling costs, improving efficiency, and meeting compliance obligations through high-quality records management practices. We provide professional guidance on the management of records, from the creation and use to storage and disposition through

  • Consultations with University offices or departments in need of records management guidance
  • Partnering on records management projects
  • Guidelines and best practices
  • Employee training workshops offering practical advice on storage, retaining records, and e-mail management


We give advice on

  • Retaining and disposing of records
  • Managing and organizing records
  • Managing electronic records and e-mail
  • Moving records to offsite records storage
  • Reformatting and scanning