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Athabasca University Classification and Retention Schedule (Draft)

The retentions listed below are for the Primary Recordkeeper (office of record). For all Secondary Recordkeepers (copies) the retention for all records is CY+1, 0, DE.

Retentions are subject to change based upon changes in legislation or fiscal / operational requirements.

If you have any questions about the retention requirements of records, contact Karen Langley at


  • AC – Admissions, Credentials and Evaluations
  • CO – Corporate
  • FI – Finance
  • FS – Facilities and Services
  • GV – Governance
  • HR – Human Resources
  • IS – Information Services
  • RE – Research
  • SS – Student Services
  • TL – Teaching and Learning

Updated November 30 2016 by Student & Academic Services

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