Laws, Policies and Procedures
This policy identifies the policy and purpose for records management at NDSU.
This policy defines procedures and processes for maintaining records that are required to be kept due to litigation holds.
This policy defines what a public record is, as well as the procedure for handling public record requests.
NDUS Policies and Procedures
This policy, together with its associated procedures, provides guidance and standards for public records and further defines what records are not considered public records.
This procedure provides guidance to members of the ND University system on how to properly classify data so that they can apply the appropriate level of security to the information systems and data for which they are responsible.
This procedure describes how records are to be protected.
This procedure classifies what is and is not considered to be directory information and available for public view.
This procedure defines what personal information is considered public and what information is classified confidential and must be protected.
ND Century Code
The North Dakota Century Code contains several sections relevant to records management.
This section defines what constitutes tampering with public and government records and states the penalty for such offense.
This section provides regulations and standards on what is considered a public record and who has access to all records classified as public.
This section includes definitions of the various types of records, as well as laws, public business, information technology resources, etc.
This section (it starts on page 4 of chapter 44-04) deals with open records, confidential information, etc. Definitions are in section 17.1.
This chapter defines a state record and the process to be used to manage records.
This section defines “archival resources.”
This section provides for agreements between the state historical society and state universities to serve as regional depositories (e.g., the NDSU archives).
ND Open Records Manual
This manual provides a review of existing case laws, state statutes, Attorney General opinions, and administrative rules regarding open records and meetings.