Central storage of important administrative and historic Columbia College Chicago records in  College Archives and Special Collections saves campus units time and space, protects records, and improves access.

For those on campus, information about the Records Retention Policy and the related record schedule are found on the college intranet site, approved in 2019 and effective September 1, 2020. Also found on the intranet site is an Archives Records Management page with helpful information to assist campus units with the transfer of records determined by the schedule. 

College Records Held in College Archives & Special Collections

All materials transferred to College Archives and Special Collections, outlined in the Record Retention Schedule, are to be kept permanently for their import to the history of the college and the documentation of activities engaged in by Columbia College Chicago units.