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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 2016-2017         (Excel Spreadsheet)


AUGUST LEGISLATION

August 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.
August 22nd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
September 2nd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
September 14th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
September 16th

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

October 3rd

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

October 14th

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

October 24th

Faculty Senate Meeting

SEPTEMBER LEGISLATION

September 2nd 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 26th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
October 7th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
October 12th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
October 14th

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

November 1st

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

November 11th

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

November 28th

Faculty Senate Meeting


OCTOBER LEGISLATION

Last opportunity for new Major/Program approval prior to Fall 2017 semester

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

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

November 28th

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

December 2nd

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

December 12th

Faculty Senate Meeting


NOVEMBER LEGISLATION

November 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.
November 21st Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
December 2nd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
December 14th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
December 16th

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

January 9th

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

January 20th

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

January 30th

Faculty Senate Meeting


DECEMBER LEGISLATION

December 5th 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 2nd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
January 6th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
January 13th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
January 18th

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

January 30th

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

February 10th

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

February 27th

Faculty Senate Meeting


JANUARY LEGISLATION

January 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 23rd Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
February 3rd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
February 13th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
February 15th

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

February 27th

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

March 10th

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

March 27th

Faculty Senate Meeting


FEBRUARY LEGISLATION

February 6th 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 20th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
March 3rd College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
March 8th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
March 10th

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

April 3rd

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

April 14th

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

April 24th

Faculty Senate Meeting


MARCH LEGISLATION

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

March 6th 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 27th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
April 7th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
April 12th Approved College Curriculum Legislation with appropriate
signatures due by email to the Registrar's Administrative
Specialist.
April 14th

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

April 24th

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

April 28th

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

May 8th

Faculty Senate Meeting


APRIL LEGISLATION

April 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.
April 24th Final draft of Preliminary Legislation due in College
Curriculum Committee Zimbra folder posted by each College.
May 5th College Curriculum Committee meet by end of first week of 2nd month.
May 17th 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 18th

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

September 4th

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

September 8th

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

TBA

Faculty Senate Meeting

Page last revised July 2013