Purchase Orders

Records that document approvals for supplies, equipment, and services by Emory.




Finance Division

Retention Period

Retain for ten years after completion of purchase agreement 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