Records Management Services offers free online and in person training to the University community on all three campuses. We are also happy to provide training via Zoom or your conferencing platform of choice.

Live Email Deleting Party on April 23 2:00-3:00pm

Make progress on your spring cleaning and join the RMS ROT Squad for this popular and practical live event. ROT stands for redundant, obsolete, and transitory records, and email is often saturated with ROT.

Take this chance to finally clear that ROT out of your inbox live with expert guidance. We will describe the specific types of emails that you can delete, give you step-by-step instructions and demonstrate the best way to search for each type of email. Attendees get time allocated in real time during the event to delete their own email ROT. Afraid you have so many messages that your computer might freeze? Can’t make it on 4/23 at 2-3pm? Follow along with the recorded Email Deleting Party on the RMS website.

Learn some new tricks and rid yourself of ROT. You’ll love that fresh and tidy inbox!

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Email Training: Garbage vs. Gold on May 30 1:00-2:00pm

Garbage vs. Gold A recycling dumpster, trash bags & empty coffee cups separate from a pile of gold bars If you like deleting email, then you’ll love learning which emails to safeguard because they need to be retained for a specific legally approved retention period. Join the ROT Squad in an interactive event where we will show an example of a type of email and then we’ll ask is it GARBAGE or is it GOLD? Test your knowledge and learn tips and tricks for figuring out how to manage your own emails going forward.

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Online Training

We now offer online training via our website. We are currently offering training on the following topics:

 As we introduce new courses, we will announce them in our newsletter. 

Head over to our DMS page for training that is specific to UW-IT's Document Management System (DMS) and DocFinity.

Live Training

We are happy to schedule training on request for individuals, staff meetings, or other groups. Announcements for schedules training sessions are sent out in our newsletter or by our very kind contacts at UW Tacoma and UW Bothell. Training sessions are offered quarterly on a variety of related topics:

  • Introduction to Records Management
  • Electronic Records & E-mail Management
  • Going Digital - Eliminating the Need for Paper
  • Using Retention Schedules
  • Litigation and Records Management
  • Vital Records Identification and Protection

And more.

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We are happy to schedule consultations on request for individuals and groups. Consultations are offered on a variety of topics:

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