Records Management

Processes (How Do I?)

Q: How do I transfer records to Archival Services?

A: Refer to the Records Transfer Guidelines and Forms for information about shipping records to Archival Services.

Q: How do I order records storage boxes?

A: Refer to the Records Transfer Guidelines for information about ordering records storage boxes.

Q: How do I know how long I need to retain my records?

A: Please refer to the Records Retention Schedule or contact Records Management for assistance.

Q: How do I know if my records should be destroyed or transferred to University Archives for permanent retention?

A: Those records designated in the Records Retention Schedule as "review for continuing administrative historical value and potential transfer to institutional archives" or some variation of this wording may need transferred to University Archives for permanent retention and preservation. Please contact the University Archivist and Head of Archival Services to discuss these records.

Q: How do I schedule a training session?

A: Contact Records Management to schedule a training session.

Q: Who is my area's designated records coordinator?

A: Contact Records Management to obtain this information.

Records Management

225 South Main Street.
Akron, OH 44325
Polsky Building, Room LL10
Main Phone 330-972-8182
Fax: 330-972-6170
E-mail:
recordsmanagement@uakron.edu


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