University Archives

Academic Personnel Records Retention Schedule

This records retention schedule, developed with input from academic personnel records officers throughout the IU system, should be employed by all IUPUI units that maintain faculty personnel records in their offices. The schedule was approved by the Indiana University Academic Officers Committee on January 31, 2003, for system-wide use.

General Records Retention Guidelines: Records for Destruction

University Records NOT accepted by the IUPUI University Archives are listed below. These records can be destroyed or transferred elsewhere after their administrative or legal use has expired.

General Records Retention Guidelines: Records for Transfer

The IUPUI University Archives preserves significant records documenting the history and activities of IUPUI and its schools, departments, programs, and offices. Because of the vast amount of paperwork which is created at an institution of this size, only a small percentage of records can be preserved in the Archives. Accordingly, the University Archives has established some general guidelines to ensure that records of importance are preserved. These guidelines do not cover all records. Please consult the archivists at the University Archives for guidance. The following types of non-current, inactive records are commonly transferred to the University Archives:

University Archives Policy Statement

  1. The records of the official activities of University officers and offices at IUPUI are the property of Indiana University and may be deposited in the IUPUI University Archives, with the exception of patient records, individual student records, and certain personnel records.
  2. Such property is to be destroyed only after the approval of the officer in charge of the administrative unit where the papers accumulate and the University Archivist.
  3. The officer in charge of each administrative unit will determine when records cease to have current administrative v

School of Social Work Records, 1911-2001

UA 057
51 c.f. (47 cartons, 4 document boxes, 1 ½ size document box, 4 pamphlet boxes)
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