CS 23 Use and Management of Social Security Numbers and University Primary ID Numbers (formerly 10-02-08)


This policy sets forth the framework for the University’s collection, management, and use of Social Security numbers (SSNs) and is applicable to all University units. This policy will not apply to clinical and patient systems maintained by the University that are required to use the SSN for billing and healthcare coordination purposes. SSNs are considered an identifier under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).


Category: Information Technology
Section: Computing, Information, and Data
Effective Date: January 26, 2018
Last Reviewed: January 26, 2018
Responsible Unit:
Responsible Executive: Chief Information Officer
Policy Contact:

Procedure(s) and Supporting Documents

Please refer to the policy and/or the policy contact for any accompanying procedures, supporting documents, and/or forms.