Graduate Assistantship Application Records

Records that document applications of graduate students for Graduate Teaching Assistantships and Graduate Research Assistantships in academic programs. Records may include applications developed by individual units; resumes and vitae; correspondence; and other related records.


Human Resources


Candler School of Theology, Goizueta Business School, Laney Graduate School, School of Law, School of Medicine, Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Rollins School of Public Health

Retention Period

Retain for five years after application or termination of employment, whichever is longer for successful applicants; Retain for current year plus three years applications that were denied.

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