Records management is the administrative term for the process of:
At Virginia Commonwealth University, records management is governed both by the state records management program, Public Records Act in the Code of Virginia and by VCU's Records Management policy. Responsibility for the state records management program under the Public Records Act is given to the State Library Board, which delegates the operation of the program to the staff of the Library of Virginia in Richmond. Each state agency is required to designate a records officer/records manager to be responsible for the operation of the records management program at that agency.
Before the destruction of records, the University Records Officer must approve and sign line 8 of the online RM-3 form:
All VCU staff and faculty members are encouraged to complete a records management training either in-person or on Blackboard. Please follow this link for more information and to register. You must have a VCU eID and password to register. Additionally, if you would like to request an on-site records training for your department, please submit an IT Support request.