Records Management

As a state agency, Lamar University is required to establish and maintain a Records Management program (Sec. 441.183). In June of 2016, a Records Retention Schedule (RRS) draft was submitted to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The draft has been approved, and it is now certified.

Records Retention Schedule

As a state agency, Lamar University is required to establish and maintain a Records Management program (Sec. 441.183). In June of 2016, a Records Retention Schedule (RRS) draft was submitted to the Texas State Library and Archives Commission. The draft has been approved, and it is now certified.

Records Management Policy

The purpose of the Records Management Policy is to (1) establish an efficient university-wide records management system for maintaining, identifying, retrieving, preserving and destroying records (2) ensure that records are adequately protected, (3) preserve university history, (4) ensure that records are no longer needed or of no value are destroyed at the appropriate time, and (5) comply with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations.

Records Disposition Form

Print and complete this form to dispose of records as defined by the Records Retention Schedule.

Retention and Calculation Guide

This useful guide will help you calculate a document's retention period.

Training: Coming Soon!

Training will be made available campus-wide once the Records Retention Schedule is certified. 

Questions?

Contact Penny Clark, University Records Manager.