Records Retention Schedules

All public records held by Washington's state institutions must be retained according to records retention schedules approved by the State Records Committee, as required by RCW 40.14. The retention schedules below were approved by the Committee on September 2, 2015, and supersede all previous versions.

Western Washington University presently uses two types of retention schedules:

How to implement retention schedules

For more detailed information about implementing retention schedules at WWU, please see our guide Implementing Records Retention Schedules