Records Retention Schedule

The University Records Retention Schedule will define how long records should be retained, the Office of Primary Responsibility ("OPR") for a record, and the ultimate disposition of the record: destruction or permanent retention in an archival environment. The Office of General Counsel will review schedules for compliance with all applicable statutory and regulatory requirements. As a general guideline, records containing personal data should be retained only as long as needed to comply with applicable legal requirements and as long as needed for business purposes. Personal data retained for solely archiving purposes should be retained in accordance with the principle of data minimization, which may include the use of pseudonymization.


The University of Denver's Records Management Policy provides further information.