Electronic Degauss and Destroy Service

Available To

Campus technical staff for eligible computer media

Service Overview

A free campus service to sanitize eligible computer media.  Eligible media is limited to campus-owned:

  • magnetic tapes
  • floppy drives
  • zip drives
  • disassembled hard drives less than 5 3/4 inches (L) x 4 inches (W) x 1 inch (H)
  • solid state drives (SSDs) that are SATA II or SATA III
    • Drives with 500GB capacity or larger will be wiped and can be returned to the donor for reuse after wiping
    • Drives smaller than 500GB will be destroyed after being wiped and are not eligible for being returned

Service Details

Please visit the Information Security Office's Electronic Media Sanitization Procedure for such details as:

  • Purpose
  • Scope of service
  • Background
  • Process flow
  • Completing proper forms to request the service


Request Service


Service ID: 28224
Tue 6/12/18 7:36 AM
Tue 8/11/20 10:14 AM