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Record Retention Schedules

The following two record retention schedules should be used to manage University Public Records:

CWU Record Retention Schedule (Revised 2015)
This Schedule contains record retention's specific to Central Washington University records.

WA State General Retention Schedule
This Schedule contains records series retention's common to all Washington State Government agencies and is broken down by the record series. 
 

SERIESRECORD DEFINITION
1AGENCY MANAGEMENT
1.1Community Relations
1.2Contracts and Purchasing Records
1.3Executive Level Records
1.4General Office Operations (non-executive)
1.5Legal Files
1.6Legislative Relations
1.7Risk Management
1.8Training
2ASSET MANAGEMENT
2.1Facilities Management
2.2Information Services
2.3Real Property Management
2.4Security
2.5Supply, Equipment and Vehicle Management
2.6Telecommunications
3FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
3.1Audits, Investigations and Examinations
3.2Banking
3.3Fiscal and Accounting Records
3.4Grants Management
4HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
4.1Attendance and Leave
4.2Benefits
4.3Equity
4.4Industrial Insurance
4.5Labor Relations
4.6Misconduct/Discipline/Grievances
4.7Occupational Health and Safety
4.8Payroll
4.9Performance Management
4.10Personnel
4.11Policies and Procedures
4.12Position Development / Staff Structure
4.13Recruitment/Hiring
4.14Staff Development
5INFORMATION MANAGEMENT
5.1Forms Management
5.2Library services
5.3Mail Services
5.4Public Disclosure
5.5Publishing
5.6Records Conversion
5.7Records Management
6RECORDS WITH MINIMAL RETENTION VALUE
6.0Agency Info, Copies, Etc.