Information Technology Services and UH Mānoa Auxiliary Enterprises are partnering to provide a campus Shred Day for UH documents on Thursday, May 31 from 10 a.m. to noon. This is a great opportunity to securely destroy all confidential UH records, especially personal information and old exams FREE of charge. To assist with the document destruction, Access Information Management will be onsite to receive all the documents.

What to do on the UH Mānoa campus

  • Make a reservation for a timeslot by calling (808) 956-8289 or if busy dial (808) 956-4798.
  • On May 31 bring all documents in letter-sized bankers boxes (approximately 10″x12″x15″), or boxes that a case of paper comes in, to the central pick-up location on the road between Auxiliary Services Building and the Newman Center, near 1951 East-West Road.
  • Short-term vehicle rentals to move your boxes will be available from Fleet Services, formerly known as Transportation Services. Information regarding the rentals can be found online.

Recyclable Paper Items

  • Paper
  • Newsprint
  • Folders
  • Magazines
  • Blue Prints
  • Color Paper

Items Not Allowed

  • Metal, Clamps
  • CD’s, Floppy Disc
  • Cassette Tapes
  • Rubber Bands
  • Binders
  • Microfilm/X-Rays
  • Plastic Items

Use of social security numbers as a person’s “identifier” has been replaced by the UH I.D. number and any document that contains a person’s social security number, credit card number, or other personal financial information should be shredded if it is no longer required for official University business purposes.

Examples of sensitive information

  • Social security numbers
  • Personal financial information such as credit card numbers, bank account information, debit card numbers, etc.
  • Student records, including anything protected by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
    Health information, including anything covered by the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act
    Job applicant records (names, transcripts, etc.)

Send email for any questions concerning UH Mānoa Shred Day.

A more detailed description of sensitive information and other document examples can be found in University Executive Policy E2.214: Security and Protection of Sensitive Information.

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