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Last call: Shred Day is Tuesday, Oct. 6

Departments: This is a last call for an easy way to securely dispose of your paper records. Shred Day is 8:3011 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6.  Call iTAC today to schedule a pickup: 785-532-4918.

For details, see Fall 2015 Shred Day is Tuesday, Oct. 6 (IT News, Sept. 14).

Dean Vellenga contributed to this story.

Fall 2015 Shred Day is Tuesday, Oct. 6

Shred Day is scheduled 8:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6, to properly dispose of university paper records on the Manhattan and Salina campuses.

Departments can place their paper documents with personal identity information (Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers, etc.) in designated bags and boxes to:

  • Manhattan campus:  Deliver to Mid-Campus Drive near the K-State Student Union.
  • Salina campus:  Deliver to the loading area between the east and west wings of the Technology Center.

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Shred Day is this morning on Manhattan and Salina campuses

K-State Shred Day is 8:30-11 a.m. today, Oct. 14, on the Manhattan and Salina campuses. K-State departments that need to securely dispose of paper documents with personal identity data (Social Security numbers, birth dates, credit card numbers, etc.) can deliver materials in designated bags or boxes to Mid-Campus Drive near the K-State Student Union on the Manhattan campus. On the Salina campus, go to the loading area between the east and west wings of the Technology Center.

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Manhattan campus departments: Call iTAC to schedule pickup of secure paper records Oct. 14

K-State Shred Day next Tuesday, Oct. 14, is a good time for university departments to clean out paper records and drop them off for secure disposal. On the Manhattan campus, departments with more than 10 bags can make arrangements for pickup that morning; contact the Information Technology Assistance Center now at 785-532-4918 to schedule a time and location.  Continue reading “Manhattan campus departments: Call iTAC to schedule pickup of secure paper records Oct. 14”

Fall 2014 Shred Day is Tuesday, Oct. 14

Shred Day is scheduled 8:30-11 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, to properly dispose of university paper records on the Manhattan and Salina campuses.

To determine which records can be included, please refer to the university’s records retention policy and schedule, PPM Chapter 3090. If you have any questions about the retention length of records, please contact university archivist Cliff Hight at chight@k-state.edu or 785-532-3420.  Continue reading “Fall 2014 Shred Day is Tuesday, Oct. 14”

Today, July 15, is Shred Day for securely destroying paper documents

This morning, K-State departments can take their paper records to the following locations for secure shredding at the following times on the Manhattan and Salina campuses:

  • Manhattan campus: 8:30-10:30 a.m. outside the K-State Student Union, east side
  • Salina campus: 8:30-10:30 a.m. at the Technology Center loading area, between the east/west wings

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K-State Shred Day is July 15; document pickup on Manhattan campus for 10+ boxes

The Information Technology Assistance Center is hosting Shred Day 8:30-10:30 am. Tuesday, July 15, on the K-State Manhattan campus (Information Systems is hosting on the Salina campus). For security reasons, those with more than 10 boxes may call iTAC at 785-532-4918 no later than 4 p.m. Monday, July 14, to request pickup.  Continue reading “K-State Shred Day is July 15; document pickup on Manhattan campus for 10+ boxes”

K-State Shred Day saved trees, improved information security

photo of 15+ boxes of paper materials received for secure disposal during K-State Shred Day
Boxes of paper materials received for secure shredding at K-State Shred Day, Oct. 15

K-State’s annual Shred Day collection on Tuesday, Oct. 15, removed 7,820 pounds of paper from campus departments for secure disposal. Document Resources Inc. is the contract vendor for secure recycling. Papers are shredded into tiny particles, then compressed into large bricks before recycling.

“Document Resources estimates that we saved 68 trees today by recycling waste,” said Rebecca Gould, iTAC director and coordinator of the Shred Day event.  Continue reading “K-State Shred Day saved trees, improved information security”

Departments: Tuesday is Shred Day for secure disposal of papers

Documents to shred include scantron forms; greenbar grade sheets; rosters printed from K-State Online, iSIS, etc.; student papers with personal identity information and grades; data with credit card information; personnel files; other sensitive papers with identity or financial informationTuesday, Oct. 15, departments on the Manhattan and Salina campuses can drop off papers for free, secure disposal on K-State Shred Day.

On the Manhattan campus, drop-off is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at two locations: East of Dole Hall (north end of parking lot), and east of the K-State Student Union on Mid-Campus Drive. A completed Manhattan campus Shred Day form (PDF) is required.

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2013 K-State Shred Day is Oct. 15 on Manhattan and Salina campuses

K-State is planning its annual Shred Day for university paper records. The event is scheduled:

  • 10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, on the Manhattan campus (2 sites)
    — at Dole Hall, and east of the K-State Student Union on Mid-Campus Drive
  • 10 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Oct. 15, on the Salina campus
    — loading area between the east and west wings of the Technology Center. Departments that cannot bring their documents to the loading area can contact Information Systems, 785-826-2666.

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