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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 2017-2018         (Excel Spreadsheet)


AUGUST LEGISLATION

August 14th 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 28th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
September 8th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
September 20th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
September 22nd

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

October 2nd

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

October 13th

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

October 23rd

Faculty Senate Meeting

SEPTEMBER LEGISLATION

September 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.
September 25th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
October 13th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
October 18th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
October 20th

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 10th

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

November 27th

Faculty Senate Meeting


OCTOBER LEGISLATION

Last opportunity for new Major/Program approval prior to Fall 2018 semester

October 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.
October 23rd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
November 3rd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
November 8th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
November 10th*

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

November 20th*

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

December 1st*

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

December 11th*

Faculty Senate Meeting


NOVEMBER LEGISLATION

November 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.
November 27th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
December 8th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
December 13th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
December 15th

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

January 12th*

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

January 19th*

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

January 29th

Faculty Senate Meeting


DECEMBER LEGISLATION

December 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 8th* Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
January 19th* College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
January 24th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
January 26th*

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

February 5th*

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

February 16th*

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

February 26th

Faculty Senate Meeting


JANUARY LEGISLATION

January 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 22nd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
February 9th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
February 21st Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
February 23rd

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

March 5th

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

March 9th

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

March 26th

Faculty Senate Meeting


FEBRUARY LEGISLATION

February 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.
February 26th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
March 9th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
March 14th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
March 16th*

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

April 2nd

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

April 13th

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

April 23rd

Faculty Senate Meeting


MARCH LEGISLATION

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

March 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.
March 26th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
April 6th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
April 9th* Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
April 19th*

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

April 20th*

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

April 27th*

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

May 7th

Faculty Senate Meeting


APRIL LEGISLATION

April 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.
April 23rd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
May 4th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
May 16th 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 24th

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 14th

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

TBA

Faculty Senate Meeting

Page last revised July 2013