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Records Management Procedures – Emergency Access to University Records

To assure the confidentiality of records stored in the Records Center, access is restricted to the owning department. In the event of extraordinary circumstances, the Vice President and University Secretary may permit access to departmental records without routine department authorizations. The owning department head will be notified of the access as soon as possible.

Examples of extraordinary circumstances would include any natural or man-made disasters for which immediate access to records may be necessary for the continuation or resumption of University operations.