Accreditation Records

Records that documents the accreditation process for the university by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). These records document materials compiled for inclusion in a packet report sent to SACS and provided to the on-site evaluators. Records may include self-evaluation reports; final reports sent to accreditation organization; statistical data; working papers; SACS evaluation report; correspondence; and other related records.




Candler School of Theology, Emory College of Arts and Sciences, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Oxford College, Rollins School of Public Health

Retention Period

Permanent for self-evaluation reports, final accreditation reports, and accreditation organization reports. Retain all other records one accreditation cycle then dispose of.

Disposition Instructions

Confidential destruction is required. Paper must be shredded, pulped, or incinerated; electronic records must be overwritten or the storage media physically destroyed. Deletion of information in computer files or on electronic storage media is not sufficient.

Last Updated: December 31, 2008