Approval dates, meeting dates and deadlines for the 2023-24 University Catalog. For questions about the 2022-23 curriculum timeline contact Jamie Lawson at email@example.com or message me on Teams.
Academic Coordinating Commission (ACC) 2022-23 dates
All ACC meetings are in person at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in OM 340 (Board of Trustees room) and remote access will be available for committee members.
|Quarter||Meeting date||Minutes deadline|
|Fall||October 11||October 4|
|Fall||October 25||October 18|
|Fall||November 8||November 1|
|Fall||November 22||November 14|
|Fall||December 6||November 29|
|Winter||January 10||January 3|
|Winter||January 24||January 17|
|Winter||February 7||January 31|
|Winter||February 21||February 14|
|Winter||March 14 (if needed)
additional curriculum wrap-up
|Spring||March 28||March 21|
|Spring||April 11||April 4|
|Spring||April 25||April 18|
catalog policy deadline
|Spring||May 23||May 16|
Executive Committee of the ACC: Meetings take place on alternate Tuesdays and are held at 4 p.m.
- To Recorders of College Curriculum Minutes: An electronic copy of the minutes (.docx format) of College Curriculum and Standing Committees are due in the Faculty Senate office Tuesday at 4 pm one week prior to each ACC meeting for review by the Catalog Coordinator and inclusion with finalized agendas.
- Curricular items will be added to the ACC agenda when they are reported in curriculum minutes. Expedited review of temporary course proposals with approaching registration dates may be requested in advance of submission of curriculum minutes by sending email notification to the Faculty Senate office and ACC Chair with the subject line “Expedited ACC review requested for [course]”.
- Departments, programs, and colleges should be mindful of the time required for all curricular approval steps, including committees conducting secondary review, such as the Graduate School Curriculum Committee, CUE, and TCCC.
Important dates and deadlines to remember
|Description||Date/deadline (dates are tentative)|
|Request for Temporary Courses and/or Temporary Course Modality ACC submission date for spring quarter 2023 (contact college dean office for more specific internal deadline).||January 31
(Feb. 7 ACC review)
|Request for Temporary Courses and/or Temporary Course Modality ACC submission date for fall quarter 2023 (contact college dean office for more specific internal deadline).||April 25
(May 2 ACC review)
|Committee on Undergraduate Education (CUE) curriculum submission date for proposals that also require additional committee approvals such as TCCC (final meeting date in order for curriculum proposals to be reviewed by ACC’s deadline meeting)||Thursday, February 2|
|Committee on Undergraduate Education (CUE) curriculum submission date (final meeting date of Feb. 16 in order for curriculum proposals to be reviewed by ACC’s deadline meeting)||Thursday, February 9|
|Teacher Curricula and Certification Council (TCCC) curriculum submission date (final submission date in order for curriculum proposals to be reviewed by ACC’s deadline meeting)||Monday, February 13|
|Graduate Faculty Governance Council curriculum deadline meeting (final meeting date in order for curriculum proposals to be reviewed by ACC’s deadline meeting)||Tuesday, February 28|
|Final date for receipt of curriculum minutes containing 2023-24 proposals||Tuesday, February 28|
|ACC curriculum deadline meeting||Tuesday, March 7|
|Non-curricular approval Call for Catalog copy due||Monday, April 10|
|Call for Catalog final draft available||Monday, April 17|
|Request for Temporary Courses and/or Temporary Course Modality ACC submission date for summer quarter 2023 and fall quarter 2023||Tuesday, April 18|
|2023-24 University Catalog website published||Monday, May 1|
2023-24 Curriculum Review: All curriculum proposals for courses seeking new GUR attribute and those for courses with existing GUR attributes must reach the CUE step in Curriculog no later than Thursday, Feb. 9. Additional time is required for any course that has additional curricular steps between CUE and ACC (e.g. TCCC). Courses that require both CUE and TCCC review should reach the CUE step in Curriculog no later than Thursday, Jan. 26 to ensure that there is adequate time for review prior to the ACC’s final 2023-24 curriculum receipt deadline of Tuesday, Feb. 28.
|Catalog and general curriculum inquiries||Jamie Lawsonfirstname.lastname@example.org||6238|
|Faculty Senate/ACC||Lizzy Ramhorstemail@example.com||6808|
|Committee on Undergraduate Education||Lizzy Ramhorstfirstname.lastname@example.org||6808|
|Teacher Curricula and Certification Council||Elizabeth Serranoemail@example.com||3319|
|Council on University Programs||Lizzy Ramhorstfirstname.lastname@example.org||6808|
|Graduate Faculty Governance Council||Megan Spiegelemail@example.com||2891|
|College of Business and Economics||Angela Andreassenfirstname.lastname@example.org||2785|
|College of Fine and Performing Arts||Stefanie LaFaveemail@example.com||6144|
|College of Humanities and Social Sciences||Marc Geislerfirstname.lastname@example.org||3764|
|College of Science and Engineering||Jackie Caplan-Auerbachemail@example.com||2434|
|Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies||Emily Marrsfirstname.lastname@example.org||3701|
|College of the Environment||Ingrid Patrickemail@example.com||6744|
|Western Libraries||Emily Spracklinfirstname.lastname@example.org||6738|
|Woodring College of Education||Elizabeth Serranoemail@example.com||3319|