University Records

ISU Academic Deans' Offices

Guidelines for identifying and transferring records from Academic Deans' Offices.

ISU Academic and Adminstrative Departments

Guidelines for identifying and transferring records from academic and administrative departments.

Policy and Procedures for Transfers

When preparing materials for transfer for permanent retention in the archives, please follow these guidelines. If you have digital files, please contact the department directly.

Records Retention Schedule

Records that have long-term historical value belong in the University Archives. Administrative records that belong in the University Archives are identified in the University's Records Retention Schedule.

For further assistance, please contact:
Special Collections and University Archives
403 Parks Library
701 Morrill Road
Ames, IA 50011-2102
Phone: (515)294-6672