Approval dates, meeting dates and deadlines for the 2022-23 University Catalog. For questions about the 2021-22 curriculum timeline contact Jamie Lawson at lawsonj2@wwu.edu or message me on Teams.

Academic Coordinating Commission (ACC) 2021-22 dates

All ACC meetings are at 4 p.m. on Tuesdays in OM 340 (Board of Trustees room)

Quarter Meeting date Minutes deadline
Fall September 28 September 21
Fall October 12 October 5
Fall October 26 October 19
Fall November 9 November 2
Fall November 23 November 17
Fall December 7 November 30
Winter January 4 December 28
Winter January 18 January 11
Winter February 1 January 25
Winter February 15 February 8
Winter

March 1
2022-23 curriculum deadline

February 22
Winter March 8 (if needed)
additional curriculum wrap-up
 
Spring March 29 March 15
Spring April 12 April 5
Spring April 26 April 19
Spring May 10
catalog policy deadline
May 3
Spring May 24 May 17

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
Request for Temporary Course Modality submission date for courses offered spring quarter 2022. Tuesday, Jan. 25
(Feb. 1 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 3
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 7
Committee on Undergraduate Education (CUE) curriculum submission date
(final meeting date of Feb. 17 in order for curriculum proposals to be reviewed by ACC’s deadline meeting)
Thursday, February 10
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 15
Committee on Undergraduate Education (CUE) curriculum submission date
(final meeting date of Feb. 17 in order for curriculum proposals to be reviewed by ACC’s deadline meeting)
Thursday, February 10
Final date for receipt of curriculum minutes containing 2021-22 proposals Tuesday, February 22
ACC curriculum deadline meeting Tuesday, March 1
Request for Temporary Course Modality submission date for courses offered summer quarter 2022 and fall quarter 2022 Tuesday, April 5
Non-curricular approval Call for Catalog copy due Friday, April 8
Call for Catalog final draft available Monday, April 18
2022-23 University Catalog website published Monday, May 2

2022-23 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. 10 for review at the February 17 CUE meeting. 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. 27 to ensure that there is adequate time for review prior to the ACC’s final 2022-23 curriculum receipt deadline of Tuesday, Feb. 22.

Curriculum contacts

Location/area Name Email Extension
Catalog and general curriculum inquiries  Jamie Lawson lawsonj2@wwu.edu 6238
Faculty Senate/ACC Lizzy Ramhorst ramhore@wwu.edu 6808
Committee on Undergraduate Education Lizzy Ramhorst ramhore@wwu.edu 6808
Teacher Curricula and Certification Council Elizabeth Serrano serrane3@wwu.edu 3319
Council on University Programs Lizzy Ramhorst ramhore@wwu.edu 6808
Graduate Faculty Governance Council Megan Spiegel frithm@wwu.edu 2891
College of Business and Economics Angela Andreassen edwarda6@wwu.edu 2785
College of Fine and Performing Arts Stefanie LaFave lafaves2@wwu.edu 6144
College of Humanities and Social Sciences Marc Geisler geisler@wwu.edu 3764
College of Science and Engineering Jackie Caplan-Auerbach caplanj@wwu.edu 2434
Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies Emily Marrs herolde@wwu.edu 3701
College of the Environment Ingrid Patrick pedersi@wwu.edu 6744
Western Libraries Elizabeth Stephan stephae@wwu.edu 2061
Woodring College of Education Elizabeth Serrano serrane3@wwu.edu 3319