Data Management & Classification

Classifying Sensitive Data at U-M

Sensitive Data Classification is the responsibility of data stewards and their delegates. Determining and assigning classification levels to U-M institutional data is important to properly protect data. Learn more about Sensitive University Data.

Following Sensitive Data Policies

Comply with Laws, Policies, and Regulations. The university is required to apply certain safeguards around various types of sensitive data in order to comply with federal and state laws and regulations. U-M IT policies and guidelines also set additional expectations for handling university data.

User Responsibilities for Handling University Data

Properly Protecting Sensitive Data is the responsibility of all data users. One way in which data should be properly handled is by complying with the relevant university policies and procedures.