Hang on! (to that record)

In some cases, the University may be required to suspend the destruction of records. Here are some examples of triggering events:

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1. Freedom of Information requests
2. Summons or Complaints (lawsuits)
3. Certain types of Subpoenas
4. Notice of Claim from the CT Office of the Claims Commissioner
5. Demand Letter from an Attorney
6. Certain events on campus that may result in litigation, such as:

    1. a threat of a lawsuit,
    2. certain employee terminations,
    3. violence, or death on campus

7.Charge or Notice from the:

    1. Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities (CHRO) and/or
    2. U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)

There may be other events that prohibit record destruction. Contact Christene Cooper of The Office of the General Counsel with questions. The Office of University Communications Public Records Staff is available for questions concerning Freedom of Information.