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Introduction to Records Management

Not sure what the University means by “records management”? Have you read the policy but don’t understand how to apply it? Do you just want clarification on what all of this means?

The Introduction to Records Management training video will give you an overview into records management at DePaul. You will learn about the Records Retention Schedule, the difference between official and unofficial records, and why all of this is important. You’ll also get a chance to try out what you’ve learned!

Want more information about what you’ll learn? Watch our short intro video!

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To watch the full 40 minute video please register via the following steps:

  1. Navigate to For Employees
    • Select Self Service
    • Select Learning and Development
    • Select Request Training Enrollment
    • Search by Course Name (Intro to Records Management OL) or Course Number (ERM001)
    • Choose View Available Sessions
    • Click the Session number (There should only be one listed. Disregard the start date.)
    • Select "Submit"
  2. Verification of your enrollment will be sent by e-mail from Workplace Learning and Performance
  3. Records Management will send you the direct link to the full Introduction to Records Management video once you’ve completed registration.

If you have any issues with registration, view the registration tutorial or contact

If you have any questions about the information in the video, please contact the Department of Records Management at or 2-7941.

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