Office of Legal Affairs


Public Records and Records Retention

As a state agency, UWM is subject to the Wisconsin Public Records Law and laws providing for the retention of state records.  The below links provide helpful background information on both topics. 

Public Records


Wis. Stat. §§ 19.21-19.39

UWM Public Records Requests Information

UWM Policy on Public Records Access (SAAP 45)

Wisconsin Department of Justice Public Records Compliance Guide 

Records Retention

UWM Records Management

Records Retention Schedules