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CMU Records Retention Schedule


ID ​TitleDescription

Creator / Responsible Unit

Retention Period

After Retention



These records are records that do not document significant activities of the University. Examples include but are not limited to personal correspondence, user manuals for software and equipment, reference copies of documents kept by units other than the creating unit.

As long as useful


Academic / Student Records

Personnel and Human Resources Records

Administrative Records

Business and Financial Records

Health and Counseling Records

Law Enforcement Records

Updated March 31, 2021