Records are an institutional asset of the University of Alberta

Records provide evidence of sound decision-making; accountability; and compliance with internal and external requirements.

Properly managed records enable Units to reliably access information; provide transparency in processes; and achieve cost-effectiveness of resources for managing records.

Interpretation and application of, including compliance with the Records Management Policy

Development of strategies and procedures for managing records including but not limited to:

  • Information organization, categorization and description
  • Records retention and preservation
  • Records disposition
  • Records access and protection
  • Technology use considerations for managing records
  • Implementation and assessment (PARIS) of information rules and practices
Looking for Student Records?

Student Records are managed by the Office of the Registrar. For more information on student records including grades, transcripts, or verification, please visit the Office of the Registrar and the Student Service Centre.

Question about Research Records?

Research Records are not in scope of the University of Alberta Records Management Policy. The administration of research, however, is a business process that is subject to Records Management Policy. Please visit the Research Services Office for more information.

2011: University Records Office established in General Counsel

2013: First University Records Officer recruited

2017: Information Maturity Framework launched

2019: PARIS Collaboration established