Records are a valuable university assets. They are evidence of the University’s decisions and actions. These records are also critical to achieving operational efficiency, delivering customer service and protecting the university from legal and operational risks.
University records facilitate:
Every person employed to the University creates, receives, uses and manages records as part of their function. Managing university records is therefore the responsibility of all faculty and staff. We are responsible for managing the records and information under our custody or control.
The objective of records management is to ensure that university employees create the records that are required; keep these records in a manner that facilitates efficient access and use; maintain records for as long as we need them for legal, operational and historical purposes; and dispose of them when they are past their retention period. Effective records management saves time, effort, space, money and other resources.