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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 2015-2016         (Excel Spreadsheet)


AUGUST LEGISLATION

August 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.
August 24th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
September 4th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
September 16th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
September 18th

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

October 5th

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

October 16th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

October 26th

Faculty Senate Meeting

SEPTEMBER LEGISLATION

September 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.
September 28th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
October 9th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
October 14th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
October 16th

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

November 2nd

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

November 13th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

November 23rd

Faculty Senate Meeting


OCTOBER LEGISLATION

Last opportunity for new Major/Program approval prior to Fall 2016 semester

October 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.
October 26th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
November 6th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
November 18th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
November 20th

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

November 30th

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

December 4th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

December 7th

Faculty Senate Meeting


NOVEMBER LEGISLATION

Items will not be approved until the February Faculty Senate meeting

November 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.
November 23rd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
December 4th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
December 16th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
December 18th

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

January 4th

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

January 15th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

January 25th

Faculty Senate Meeting


DECEMBER LEGISLATION

November and December legislation approved at February meeting

December 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.
January 4th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
January 8th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
January 20th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
January 22nd

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

February 1st

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

February 12th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

February 22nd

Faculty Senate Meeting


JANUARY LEGISLATION

January 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.
January 25th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
February 5th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
February 17th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
February 19th

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

February 29th

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

March 11th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

March 28th

Faculty Senate Meeting


FEBRUARY LEGISLATION

February 8th 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 22nd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
March 4th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
March 9th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
March 11th

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

April 4th

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

April 15th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

April 18th

Faculty Senate Meeting


MARCH LEGISLATION

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

March 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.
March 28th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
April 8th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
April 13th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
April 15th

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

April 25th

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

April 29th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

May 2nd

Faculty Senate Meeting


APRIL LEGISLATION

April 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.
April 25th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
May 6th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
May 18th 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 19th

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

September 5th

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

September 9th

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee will meet by the end of the 2nd week of month 3.

TBA

Faculty Senate Meeting

Page last revised July 2013