• The University General Records Retention Schedule is the primary source of retention requirements for the records created and received by the University of Washington.
  • The General Schedule contains records that are common to most University offices and departments. 
  • The UW General Records Retention Schedule is organized by sections, based upon the function of the record.

Not sure where to start? Learn more about our retention schedules.

These retention schedules are constantly updated as we learn about new records created and received by the University as well as changes to existing business processes that affect current records. If you have any questions, suggestions, revisions, or additions regarding the schedules, please contact us at 543.0573 or urc@uw.edu.

University General Records Sections