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University Records Management

This guide, hosted by the Brandeis University Records Management (URM) program, provides information on records management best practices, URM services, and Brandeis responsibilities.

COVID-19 CHANGE IN SERVICES

Out of an abundance of caution and in keeping with Brandeis policies and procedures relating to Covid-19, University Records Management (URM) asks that you please note the following changes to campus wide shredding and off-site storage services.

  1. Starting March 23, all recurring shredding services provided by Iron Mountain will be temporarily suspended until further notice.  Extra shred containers may be available for emergencies only. Contact records@brandeis.edu or 781-736-8759 to request emergency bins or with any questions or concerns.  Please note that there may a delay of at least 72 hours before your request is processed.
  2. Starting March 23, all shipments to off-site storage will be temporarily suspended until further notice.  Requests to recall items from storage will be considered on an emergency basis only.  Whenever possible, document(s) specific to the request will be digitized and delivered electronically.  Contact records@brandeis.edu or 781-736-8759 to request items from storage or with any questions or concerns.  Please note that there may a delay of at least 72 hours before your request is processed.

Who We Are

The University Records Management (URM) program assists in the management of official Brandeis records, regardless of format or location, to meet legal and contractual requirements, including satisfying the operational needs and efficiency of the university; guiding university employees in proper records stewardship; and supporting the documentation of university history.