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Record Retention Schedules

Records Retention

The Ethics and Compliance Office (ECO) manages record retention. On the ECO website you will find details about Records Management, which includes information on how to properly identify, retain, and dispose of records at the university. Please direct all questions to ECO at eco@niu.edu or 815-753-5560.

 Please note the university is in the process of modifying and reviewing some of the retention schedules. Please contact recordsmanagement@niu.edu for specific information.


Record Schedules

Please select from the following categories.

Administrative Office


Affirmative Action


Alumni Foundation


Alumni Office


Assistant Controller


Assistant Provost for Resource Planning


Assistant Provost--Academic Development and Planning


Assistant Provost/Faculty Personnel


Athletic, Business and Ticket Office


Auxiliary Services


Auxiliary Services/Transportation


Bond Revenue Facilities Holmes Student Center/Accounting


Bond Revenue Facilities/ Food Services


Bond Revenue Facilities/ Recreation Center


Bursar's Office


Campus Child Care


Campus Recreation


Career Services


College of Education Leadership and Educational Policy Studies Educational Administration (LEEA)


College of Education Leadership and Educational Policy Studies Educational Foundations (LEFE)


College of Education Leadership and Educational Policy Studies Instructional Technology (LEIT)


College of Education Leadership and Educational Policy Studies Performance Learning Systems


College of Education--Assistant Dean


College of Education--Clinical Education and Student Services


College of Education--Curriculum and Instruction


College of Education--Dean's Office


College of Education--Educational Psychology and Special Education


College of Education--Leadership and Educational Policies Studies


College of Education--Leadership and Educational Policy Studies Adult Education/Secondary Education (LEAC/LESE)


College of Education--Physical Education


College of Engineering and Engineering Technology--Electrical Engineering


College of Engineering and Engineering Technology--Engineering Advising


College of Engineering and Engineering Technology--Industrial Engineering


College of Engineering and Engineering Technology--Mechanical Engineering


College of Engineering and Engineering Technology--Office of the Dean


College of Engineering and Engineering Technology--Technology Department


College of Law


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Anthropology


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Biological Sciences


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Center for Governmental Studies


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Chemistry Department


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Communication Studies


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Computer Science


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Department of Psychology


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Department of Sociology


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Economics


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--English Department


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--English Graduate Department


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Geography Department


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Geology


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--History Department


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Journalism


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Mathematical Sciences


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Office of the Dean


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Philosophy


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Physics Department


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Political Science


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Public Administration Center


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Public Opinion Lab


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Social Science Research Institute


College of Liberal Arts and Sciences--Women's Studies


College of Professional Studies


College of Professional Studies--Allied Health


College of Professional Studies--Clinical Education & Student Services


College of Professional Studies--Communicative Disorders


College of Professional Studies--Communicative Disorders Program for the Hearing Impaired


College of Professional Studies--Communivative Disorders Speech and Hearing Clinic


College of Professional Studies--Human and Family Resources


College of Professional Studies--Library and Informational Studies


College of Professional Studies--School of Nursing


College of Visual and Performing Arts--Art Department


College of Visual and Performing Arts--Music Department


College of Visual and Performing Arts--Office of the Dean


College of Visual and Performing Arts--Theatre Arts Department


Community College Relations


Computing Services & Telecommunications Department


Controller's Office


Corporate Relations


Counseling and Student Development


Development Office


Driector of Academic Support Services--Admissions Office


Finance and Planning


General Accounting


Government Relations


Graduate Schol--Ofice of Sponsored Projects


Graduate School--Northern Illinois University Press


Graduate School--Office of the Dean


Honors Program


Institutional Research


Insurance


Insurance/Health, Life, and Retirement


Insurance/Risk Management


Insurance/Workmen's Compensation


Intercollegiate Athletics


Intercollegiate Athletics-Men


Intercollegiate Athletics-Women


Internal Auditor


International and Special Programs


International and Special Programs--Center for Black Studies


International and Special Programs--Center for Latino Studies


International and Special Programs--Gerontology Program


International and Special Programs--International Student and Faculty Office


International and Special Programs--International Training


International and Special Programs--Semester/Academic Programs


International and Special Programs--Southeast Asian Studies


International and Special Programs--University Resources for Latino Studies


International and Special Programs--University Resources for Women


International and Special Programs--Vocational, Technical and Career Education


Loans and Accounts Receivable


Materials Management


Office of the Assistant Director


Ombudsman


Payroll


Personnel Office


Personnel/Director's Office


Personnel/Testing


Physical Plant--Accounting


Physical Plant--Assistant Director/Architect


Physical Plant--Building Maintenance


Physical Plant--Environmental Health and Safety


Physical Plant--Grounds


Physical Plant--Heating Plant


Physical Plant--Janitorial Services


Physical Plant--Personnel


Physical Plant--Project Director's Office


Printing and Publications


Printing and Publications--Northern Star


Public Information


Public Safety/Campus Parking Services


Purchasing


Registration and Records


Student Financial Aids


Student Housing Services


Testing Services


University Health Services


University Judicial Office


University Legal Counsel


University Programming and Activities


University Programming and Activities Huskie Bus Line


Vice President of Student Affairs--Administrative Office


WNIU-FM Radio


World Languages and Cultures




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