Supporting Documentation & Retention

McGill Authorizations

  • Born-digital records (or electronic records) are authorized to be official records
  • Substituting original records with digital copies (or e-versions) is authorized.  Digital copies are recognized as official records

Consult the University Policies and Regulations webpage for more information [Born-Digital Record as the Official Record | E-Version as Official Record, Substitution of an]


Supporting Documents and Retention Responsibilities

PDF icon Record Retention of Supporting Documentation Table [.pdf]


Recommendations on How to Scan or Retain Records

PDF icon Retention Requirements for Supporting Documentation [.pdf]

Publication Date: September 18, 2014
Revised: January 4, 2017

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