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Guideline #2: Offsite Records Storage
The Archives Department is unable to provide records management services or storage for inactive university records scheduled for temporary retention. To assist campus units in managing these records, the UWM has established a contract with Hansen Storage, a commercial vendor that specializes in secure records storage, efficient and reliable records delivery, and confidential records destruction. Hansen is the only commercial vendor approved by UWM. Campus units may establish individual accounts with Hansen. Contact UWM's Purchasing Department for information about current fees and service charges.
Although the Archives is unable to provide services or storage for inactive records scheduled for temporary retention, we are still administratively responsible for ensuring that UWM's records are handled according to campus policies, and state and federal legislation. It is important that campus units include the Archives in decisions regarding off-site storage and management of university records.
Off-Site Records Storage
UWM is now housing records designated for off-site storage in the Hansen records storage facility. . To facilitate transferring records to Hansen, Campus units should take the following steps:
Questions about anything on this site? Email the Records Officer or call Records Management at (414)-229-6979.