Western Kentucky University

WKU Records Management Program Request to Destroy Records

Instructions:

Fill out the form using information obtained from the General Records Schedule.
Up to 3 records series can be described using this form, please fill in every box related to a records series.
You should receive a response within 2 working days.
For assistance please call: 745-4793 or 745-5830.

Before destroying university records listed on the General Records Schedule, approval must be obtained from the University Archivist. If records are not listed on the general records schedule, please contact the University Archivist to resolve the situation. Confidential records should be shredded. Thank you for your cooperation.

Type Size Volume Cubic Feet
Standard File Cabinet Letter 8 1/2" x 11"
Legal 8 1/2" x 14"
1 full drawer
1 full drawer
1.50
2.00
Lateral File Cabinet
(39" drawers)
Letter 8 1/2" x 11"
Legal 8 1/2" x 14"
1 full drawer
1 full drawer
2.50
3.00
Shelf Files (15" x 36") Letter 8 1/2" x 11"
Legal 8 1/2" x 14"
1 full shelf
1 full shelf
3.00
3.40
Index Cards 3" x 5"
4" x 6"
5" x 8"
12,000 cards
6,000 cards
4,800 cards
1.00
1.00
1.00
Computer Prints-outs 21" x 15" 10 inch stack 1.00

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Note: a cubic foot = width x height x thickness divided by 1728

 Last Modified 7/24/13