Cat on storage boxesRequired by the Georgia Records Act, Records Information Management Services manages and oversees University compliance with state and federal laws and regulations relating to the preservation and destruction of electronic and paper information.

The Records Information Management Program, housed in the Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment (IEA), is the legal authority, designated by the University and by the State of Georgia, to determine how long electronic and paper records and information must be retained.

Records Information Management Services is responsible for establishing procedures and standards relating to University business requirements and needs, which ensure the legitimacy of University record-keeping systems. The Records Information Management Services counsels and advises the University administration on the implementation of policy and procedures which promote adherence to these standards and minimizes risk. It provides services, which are designed to help ensure the University is meeting its record-keeping responsibilities.

Contact Records Information Management Services

1601 Maple Street, Sanford Hall Room 112, Carrollton, GA 30118

Tara Pearson                      Alice Gunter
678-839-4763                      678-839-3940

We make house calls!         RIM@westga.edu

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