Examinations, Tests, Term Papers, and Homework Records

Records that document student subject mastery in university courses. Records may include examinations and answers; quizzes and answers; homework assignments; course papers; term papers; and essay assignments. This series does not include graduate student qualifying or comprehensive examinations.


Student 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

Retain for one term after completion for uncontested grade results; until resolved for contested grade results 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