What are good records management practices while working remotely?

Keep these records management and security tips in mind while setting up your remote work environment.

So You're Working Remotely. Now What? 

Keep these records management tips in mind for setting up and maintaining an ideal work from home/remote environment: 


Disposition and Destruction of Documents 

Keep the following details in mind when working with University information. Documents should not simply be thrown in the trash or recycled. Here are a few things to consider: 

  1. Should they be retained until they can be returned to the office? 
  2. Can they be disposed of or destroyed appropriately at home? 


Related topics and information: 

Continuing Key University Activities 

Illinois Remote FAQ 

Security and Safety 

Communication Technology: Video, Voice, and Chat 




Contact RIMS to find out how we can help develop a document management program that ensures compliance with security and privacy standards for employees working remotely. 


Have a question that isn't answered here or need more specialized guidance? Please contact us!

Records and Information Management Services Group

Email: RIMSgroup@uillinois.edu
Urbana Office: Rm. 450 HAB M/C 359
Chicago Office: AOB M/C 817