International Scholar Records

Records that document the process of relocating an international scholar from his or her country to the United States. File may include IAP-6, visa, salary information, recommendations, social security number, and other related records.


Academic Affairs


Finance Division

Retention Period

Sponsors shall retain all records related to their exchange visitor program and exchange visitors for a minimum of three years after termination of agreement then dispose of.


22 C.F.R. 62.10(h)

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