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Overview of Curriculum Legislation Guidelines

Curriculum Legislation Flowchart

ZIMBRA Organizational Chart


Curriculum Legislation Forms

New Course

Revision to Course

Deletion of Course

New Major

New Minor/Emphasis/Certificate

Revision to Curriculum (Major or Minor/Emphasis/Certificate)

Deletion to Curriculum (Major or Minor/Emphasis/Certificate)


Curriculum Legislation Timeline(Revised Summer 2013)


Legislative Process Calendar 2013-2014         (Excel Spreadsheet)


AUGUST LEGISLATION

August 12th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's preliminary legislation folder.
August 26th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
September 18th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
September 20th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

September 30th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

October 28th

Faculty Senate Meeting

SEPTEMBER LEGISLATION

September 9th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's preliminary legislation folder.
September 23rd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
October 16th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
October 18th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

October 28th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

November 25th

Faculty Senate Meeting


OCTOBER LEGISLATION

Last opportunity for new Major/Program approval prior to Fall 2014 semester

October 1st Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's preliminary legislation folder.
October 14th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
November 6th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
November 8th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

November 18th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

December 9th

Faculty Senate Meeting


NOVEMBER LEGISLATION

Items will not be approved until the February Faculty Senate meeting

November 11th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's preliminary legislation folder.
November 25th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
December 18th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
January 13th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

January 27th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

January 27th

Faculty Senate Meeting


DECEMBER LEGISLATION

November and December legislation approved at February meeting

December 9th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
January 6th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
January 22nd Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
January 23rd

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

February 3rd

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

February 24th

Faculty Senate Meeting


JANUARY LEGISLATION

January 13th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
January 27th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
February 19th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
February 20th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

March 3rd

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

March 24th

Faculty Senate Meeting


FEBRUARY LEGISLATION

February 10th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
February 24th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
March 19th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
March 24th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

April 9th

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

April 21st

Faculty Senate Meeting


MARCH LEGISLATION

Last date to submit items for approval at May Faculty Senate meeting

March 10th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
March 24th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
April 9th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
April 11th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

April 21st

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

May 5th

Faculty Senate Meeting


APRIL LEGISLATION

April 7th Preliminary draft of proposed curricular items due
in College Curriculum "Preliminary Legislation"
Zimbra folder posted by department chair. Preliminary legislation
items submitted after this date will be moved to the next month's
preliminary legislation folder.
April 28th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
May 14th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.  Items will be held for September 20th 10-day posting.
August 20th

10-day posting by Registrar's Administrative Specialist
on Faculty Senate web page for university-wide
viewing of curricular items.

September 1st

Curricular items sent to Faculty Senate University Undergraduate
Curriculum Committee by Registrar's Administrative Specialist.

Page last revised July 2013