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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 2014-2015         (Excel Spreadsheet)


AUGUST LEGISLATION

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

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

October 6th

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

October 17th

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

October 27th

Faculty Senate Meeting

SEPTEMBER LEGISLATION

September 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.
September 29th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
October 10th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
October 15th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
October 17th

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

November 3rd

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

November 14th

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

November 24th

Faculty Senate Meeting


OCTOBER LEGISLATION

Last opportunity for new Major/Program approval prior to Fall 2015 semester

October 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.
October 27th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
November 7th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
November 19th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
November 21st

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

December 1st

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

December 5th

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

December 8th

Faculty Senate Meeting


NOVEMBER LEGISLATION

Items will not be approved until the February Faculty Senate meeting

November 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.
November 24th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
December 5th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
December 17th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
December 19th

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

January 5th

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

January 16th

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

January 26th

Faculty Senate Meeting


DECEMBER LEGISLATION

November and December legislation approved at February meeting

December 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.
January 5th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
January 9th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
January 21st 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 2nd

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

February 13th

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

February 23rd

Faculty Senate Meeting


JANUARY LEGISLATION

January 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.
January 26th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
February 6th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
February 18th 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 2nd

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

March 13th

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

March 23rd

Faculty Senate Meeting


FEBRUARY LEGISLATION

February 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.
February 23rd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
March 6th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
March 11th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
March 13th

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

April 6th

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

April 17th

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

April 20th

Faculty Senate Meeting


MARCH LEGISLATION

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

March 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.
March 30th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
April 10th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
April 15th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
April 17th

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

April 27th

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

May 1st

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

May 4th

Faculty Senate Meeting


APRIL LEGISLATION

April 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.
April 27th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
May 8th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
May 20th 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 21st

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

September 7th

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

September 11th

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

TBA

Faculty Senate Meeting

Page last revised July 2013