Contents of student files
The University of Connecticut School of Law maintains the following student files. Admission records of matriculated or graduated students are kept in the Registrar's Office and are limited to the application, official correspondence related to the admissions decision, transcripts, LSDAS report, and letters of recommendation. Correspondence related to the admission decision and letters of recommendation are destroyed three years after the student graduates or date of last enrollment. Routine correspondence inquiring about delays, housing, etc., shall be destroyed before the file is transferred to the Registrar's Office. Admissions records of all other applicants for admission are kept in the Admissions Office for two years and then are destroyed, except for files which in the judgment of the dean ought to be retained for a longer period. Academic records are kept in the Registrar's Office. Academic records contain only:
- Law School transcript, academic authorizations, picture of student and certifications. Academic authorizations and certifications are destroyed three years after the student's graduation or date of last enrollment.
- identification information: name, address, telephone number, parents' or guardian's or spouse's name and address, and the course registration card which may be maintained separately by the registrar.
- correspondence written after matriculation. (Correspondence is destroyed three years after the student's graduation or date of last enrollment.)
- Electronic information from the Free Application of Federal Student Aid;
- A copy of federal and/or alternative loan applications;
- A copy of parent(s) and/or student's (and spouse's) federal tax information, including all schedules and W-2's;
- Correspondence from other departments regarding a student's status (i.e. leave of absence, etc.) and/or correspondence from applicant (and parent, if applicable regarding financial aid. Applications from students that are not entering the Law School are destroyed each year.