University Records Office

NEW GUIDANCE: Identification and Destruction of Transitory Records

The URO has developed guidance to support you identifying transitory records.  This includes extensive examples on records that may be transitory. 

Identification and Destruction of Transitory Records 


Records Management, Information Management, Records Management Policy, Records Disposition, Records Retention, Official Records, Transitory Records

Build unit capabilities to effectively manage records and information

Enabling and improving evidence-based decision making

Improve the value of unit information through protection and accessibility

Information and records support the reputation of the University

The URO can lead, support and advise information improvement initiatives

Enabling capability development for improving information value

The University Records Office provides direction to University of Alberta Units on Records and Information Management Fundamentals, including Records Preservation, Records Retention Scheduling, Records and Transitory Materials Destruction, and other related processes.

Scope: University-wide policy, strategies and procedures for managing University Records and Information. (Exceptions: research records and information; personal information; student information). * for inquiries relating to student records, please contact the University of Alberta Office of the Registrar