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Oct 16: Shred Day on the Manhattan and Salina campuses

K-State is planning its third annual Shred Day for university paper records:

  • 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, on the Manhattan campus
  • 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Oct. 16, on the Salina campus

Departments will be asked to place paper documents with personal identity information – Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers, etc. – in designated bags to be delivered to one of two trucks located on campus.

Manhattan campus – Dole Hall, and east of the K-State Student Union on Mid-Campus Drive

Salina campus – Loading area between the east and west wings of the Technology Center

Departments that cannot bring paper documents to designated areas can contact iTAC, at 785-532-4918 to schedule a time and location for pick-up. For security reasons, do not leave collection bags or materials for shredding unattended in the hallways. Departmental contacts will be asked to sign an authorization document giving permission to Document Resources, Inc. to accept, destroy and recycle materials.

Documents to shred include:

  • Scantron forms
  • Greenbar grade sheets
  • Rosters printed from K-State Online, iSIS, SIS, etc.
  • Student papers with personal identity information and grades
  • Data with credit card information
  • Personnel files
  • Other sensitive papers with identity or financial information

Before destroying any documents, departments should review the Retention of Records policy. The length of time to retain specific documents is available from the Records Retention and Disposition Schedule. ) For additional clarification about the Records Retention and Disposition Schedule, contact Cliff Hight, university archivist, at 785-532-3420 or chight@k-state.edu.