Record Retention

Financial Operations (U-M Standard Practice for Department Record Retention)

NIH Grants Policy Statement, Part II: Terms and Conditions of NIH Grant Awards – Grantees generally must retain financial and programmatic records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other records that are required by the terms of a grant, or may reasonably be considered pertinent to a grant, for a period of 3 years from the date the annual FSR is submitted. For further information, please refer to the NIH Grants Policy Statement.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) provides information about record retention in two sections of the Investigational New Drug Application:

U-M's IACUC and ULAM have policies and guidance for record retention in animal studies including: