For Public Records Requests:

Contact Lisa Hull, University Relations

See Office of Legal Affairs - Public Records


What's New in the Records Management Program?


April is Records and Information Management Month. See article in the Library News & Events

On the Record April 15, 2015 Where can you find the most records on campus? Not an obscure Guinness Book of World Records entry, an athletic record, or even an old vinyl. We mean cold, hard university public records – from emails to business transactions.


New Presentations from the Conference for Office Professionals- 04-15-2015

Peg Eusch, CRM, Records Management

Claire Dalle Molle University Legal Counsel - Public Records

Bob Turner - Chief Information Security Officer - Cybersecurity Brief


Have 6 minutes? Please view the short Introduction to Records Management.

If you are thinking about digital imaging please view Digitizing Guidelines for Records 6:26 mins.


New from the Wisconsin Public Records Board on Management of Web Records - See Records Management Toolbox.


Are you ready? The campus is moving to Office 365 for e-mail.

It is recommended that staff review and organize their inbox and outbox before migration takes place and follow the Business Communications schedule to delete e-mail. Delete all non-records before migration take place.

Here are some resources to assist you:

Policy: UW-Madison Records and Information Management Business Communication Recordkeeping Policy for University Records

Video - Need more help organizing your e-mail: E-mail Organization for Records Management Compliance 11:21 mins

Brochure: Management of University E-mail - 2013

The 2014 UW-Madison Employee Guide to: Electronic Communication Guidance for University Records. This Guide provides information on management of Electronic Communications such as e-mail, text and chat as records. See the Records Mgt Toolbox for Guide.

GRS Business Communications Records schedule for E-mail, Text and Chat

Check out the AE E-mail and Calendar Transition page at

Office 365 migration overview video.  Here is the location:

Any questions contact the University Records Officer.



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