SFU Records Retention Schedule and Disposal Authority (RRSDA)
Discovery Park Tenant Financial Accounting Files

Description | PIB | Authorities | Retentional rational | Rentention and filing guidelines | Status

RRSDA number


Record series

Discovery Park Tenant Financial Accounting Files

Office of Primary Responsibility (OPR)

Vice-President Research, Office of the

Retention periods

Records Active retention (in office) Semi-active (records centre) Total retention Final disposition
VP Research CFY + 6 years Nil CFY + 6 years Destruction

CY = Current calendar year; CFY = Current fiscal year; CS = Current semester; S/O = Superseded or obsolete; OPR = Office of Primary Responsibility; Non-OPR = All other departments.

Description, purpose and use of records

Correspondence, receipts, invoices, financial statements, billings, postal meter charge slips, notes and working papers relating to the financial administration of Discovery Park tenants.

Discovery Park tenants fall into four categories: 1) SFU 'spin-off' companies; 2) other start-up companies or organizations that have a special reason for locating in proximity to SFU; 3) SFU 'spin-off' companies which require short term office space in order to facilitate project collaboration with researchers at SFU; and, 4) organizations or other representatives of organizations which provide business development or technology transfer services. Simon Fraser University owns the land on which Discovery Park is located.

Retention and filing guidelines

CY = Current fiscal year.


RRSDA is in force.

Approved by the University Archivist: 26 Sep 1995

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