Graduate School-Office of Sponsored Projects

Files Regarding External Grants and Contracts

Arranged By:   Alphabetical and Chronological
Application Number:   89-27
Item Number:   362.01

Purpose

These records contain grant and contract proposals submitted by the university to outside agencies, agency guidelines for proposals, internal and external correspondence related to the proposals, documentation on the award or denial of the grant or contract, and university signature and approval forms.

Procedure

For grants and contracts awarded, retain for five (5) years after proposal submitted, or for three (3) years after the end of the award, whichever is longer, then dispose of provided no litigation is pending or anticipated.  For grants and contracts not awarded, retain for three (3) years, then dispose of provided no litigation is pending or anticipated.

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