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Confidential Shredding

IMPORTANT: UWM’s new shredding contractor is Piranha Paper Shredding. For more information, contact the building chairs below:

Location Contact Phone
EMS Building Paul Klajbor 229-4171
Enderis Hall Erica Yewlett 229-6115
Engelmann Hall Jennifer Herriges 430-7508
Garland Hall Patrick Reilly 229-5330
Golda Meir Library Archives/Records Management 229-6979
Mellencamp Hall Susan Noss 229-4255
Mitchell Hall Ron Lynch 229-2867
Lubar Hall Eric Dietenberger 229-6707
Northwest Quad Chad Zahrt 229-5421

For more information about the shredding service, please contact UWM Facilities Services at 229-4742.

If your building has a shredding bin and you have records to destroy, please contact your Custodial Supervisor to have those records taken to the bin. If your building does not have a shredding bin, please contact UWM Facilities to arrange for your records to be picked up and taken to the nearest shredding bin on campus.

Please note that only records which have been scheduled for confidential destruction under the Public Records Law (Wisconsin Statutes 16.61) should be placed in these bins. Under state law, university offices have the legal authorization to destroy records only after the Public Records Board approves an RRDA for the records series. All records placed in the shredding bins must have an approved RRDA scheduling the records for confidential destruction.

Records scheduled for confidential destruction may contain the following types of confidential information: Social Security numbers; grades and other records documenting academic performance of students; personal financial or medical information; and information relating to personnel matters.