Do not follow the records retention schedule to destroy records that are currently part of–or you are aware that they are going to be part of–any legal action or proceeding, litigation, audit, investigation, or review. For more information, see the Subpoenas for University Records Policy.
These records refer to documents issued and retained in order to facilitate initial and ongoing immigration sponsorship and advisement of F-1 and J-1 international students. Such documents may include, but are not limited to, visa certificates (I-20 / DS-2019) copies, passport and visa copies, I-94 admission records, change of status notices, I-901 SEViS fee receipts, employment authorization documents, USCIS applications and notices, and supporting documents such as visa certificate applications, financial statements, advisor recommendations, reduced course load recommendations, advising notes, and other related records.
|Copy Type||Record Holder||Retention Period||Disposition|
|Official Copy||International Center||
Matriculated students: Last enrolled + 5 years
Non-matriculated students: Issuance + 3 years
|Unofficial Copy||Departments and Offices||