The procedures for maintaining student records is found in the Faculty Handbook in the section entitled "What Are a Baylor Faculty Member's Responsibilities?" on page 27.
Faculty members are responsible for maintaining for at least three years all class grades and attendance records for students enrolled in their classes. Papers, examinations, and other class assignments which a students submits in a course and which are considered in determining a student's grade must either be returned to the student or retained by the instructor for at least one full semester beyond the end of the semester in which the student took the course.
Faculty members who leave the University should, prior to their departure, convey to their department chair all student records from at least the previous three years.
Outdated student records or papers should be shredded.