Records and Retention

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Miami University is required to retain documents until they have met their required retention period according to the University's Records Retention, Electronic Records and Signatures policy.

In order to destroy records, the Department must: 

  1. Review the Retention Manual
  2. Submit the "Request for Records Disposal" form
  3. An email will be sent to requestor indicating if the request was approved/denied.
  4. If approved, the Department must print the email and tape it on the boxes 
  5. The Department can then schedule a request with Physical Facilities to pick-up the records for shredding


Request for Records Disposal


Records Retention Schedule 


Email as a Record (PDF 128KB)

Request to Revise or Adopt a New Retention Period

For related questions, please contact Aimee Smart, Office of General Counsel.


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