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Section 3: Access Policies
Records Policy and Procedures Manual: Access Policies
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Section 3: Access Policies
University records are public records and once fully processed are
generally open to research use. Records that contain personally
identifiable information will be restricted in order to protect individual
privacy. Certain administrative records are restricted in accordance
with university policy as outlined below. The restriction of university
records is subject to compliance with applicable laws, including the
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Personnel related records, including search, review, promotion, and
tenure files, are restricted for thirty years from date of creation.
Student educational records are restricted for seventy-five years
from date of creation.
Patient/client records are restricted for one-hundred years from
date of creation.
Executive Officers, Deans and Directors records
As of January 1, 2001, university records generated by the
university's Executive Officers, Deans, Directors and their support
offices are restricted for a period of twenty years from their date of
accession by the Bentley Historical Library. The restriction is
subject to applicable law, most notably the Freedom of Information
Act (FOIA).
For further information on the restriction policy and placing FOIA
requests for restricted material, consult the reference archivist at the
Bentley Historical Library or the University of Michigan Freedom of
Information Office website
UARP Records Policy and Procedures Manual - January 1993, 1st ed.,
September 2002, 2nd ed.
Access Policies
Implementation for University
Implementation for Records
Requiring Special
Records Center Storage
Responsibility of Archives
(include guidelines for
maintaining and
transferring records)
Full Manual in PDF format
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