What is the University's policy regarding retaining records related to grades?
The following section concerns the policy related to retaining records grade records.
The Office of the Registrar Retention Disposition Authorization states, regarding grade books, that academic departments/units must retain faculty records of grades for 5 years, regardless of format or medium in which these grades are maintained. See RDA #1352 under Student Records General Records Schedule. Source documents for final grades (e.g., blue books, term papers, written projects or other documents submitted in lieu of final papers) that have not been returned to students should be retained for one semester, then destroyed. See RDA #1353 under Student Records General Records Schedule.