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AECA Forms, Procedures, & Tools

PSU's Architecture, Construction, and Engineering Archives (AECA) provides storage for inactive, permanent and non-permanent records to FADM departments. To store records with AECA please read the procedures below, download the submittal form, and submit it to the AECA Archivist at

To store records with AECA, departments must email a complete Excel submittal form. AECA does not accept unscheduled drop-offs. Contact the AECA archivist for assistance, supplies, and drop-off or pick-up requests.

Transfers of physical records must be packaged in a folders filed front-to-back inside a standard storage box (10" x 12" x 15"). Extra records boxes, file folders, and labels are available from the archives on request.

Electronic records should include additional information regarding their original systems, file structure, uncommon formats, and passwords for locked/encrypted files. For more information on filing e-records, contact AECA.

Intake Form:

Intake & Submittal Form - All new record submissions sent to AECA must be accompanied by this completed Excel form emailed to the archivist.


Sending Records to AECA - A how-to guide to submitting new records to the Archives

Saving Project Email - Saving Gmail Natively or with Mozilla Thunderbird


Auto-Labeler - Creates file folder labels using information copied from the Submittal Form

Is This A Record? - Guidelines for assisting in identifying when something is a record.

PSU Retention Schedule - OAR 166-475, the State retention schedule for Oregon Universities