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L&S Curricular Deadlines for Course and Program Changes

Please consult the information below for deadlines to change courses, add courses or change program requirements.

L&S Deadlines: Course Changes

  • New courses can be added at any time (there is no ‘deadline’). For new courses: follow the change deadlines below if you want it available before the final schedule is released to students.
  • Departments must use Lumen Courses to submit course proposals, and must upload a syllabus with all syllabus components required by campus.

Spring 2020 deadlines:
Recommended* submission date: by early March, Spring 2019  (committees don't meet over the summer).
Final deadlines: by 8 am, Sept 2, 2019. Proposals may miss deadlines if they are missing any required syllabus components or if any revisions are required before L&S CC review.

Summer 2020 deadlines:
Recommended* submission date: by the beginning of October, 2019
Final deadlines: by 8 am, November 18.    Proposals may miss deadlines if they are missing any required syllabus components or if any revisions are required before L&S CC review.

Fall 2020 deadlines:
Recommended* submission date: by mid-December, 2020
Final deadlines: by 8 am, February 3, 2020   Proposals may miss deadlines if they are missing any required syllabus components or if any revisions are required before L&S CC review.

*Recommended deadlines build in time for you to address requests for revisions, including revisions to the syllabus if it does not include all the required components (see syllabus requirements) before final deadlines. It also builds in time for other department or committee reviews (such as cross-listed department review or general education review), or to address any questions. You will be notified if revisions to the syllabus or proposal are needed. The recommended deadlines assume you will address feedback within a week or so.

L&S Deadlines: Programs

Departments must use Lumen Programs to submit program change proposals. Please consult How to Propose Changes to L&S Program Requirements (Major, Named Option, Certificate, Graduate Minor) for more information.

Effective Spring 2020. Proposals must be submitted with department approvals by September 27th, 2019. Only minor changes are approved to have Spring effective dates (additions to course lists, correction of errors, clarifications, etc.)

Effective Fall 2020: November 29, 2020. Substantial program changes may only have fall effective dates.

Questions?

Contact Kimbrin Cornelius (kimbrin.cornelius@wisc.edu)


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Keywords:curriculum, governance, meeting times, curriculum committee, deadlines, course, proposal, requirements, change, deadline, major, program, change   Doc ID:19996
Owner:Kimbrin C.Group:L&S Administrative Gateway
Created:2011-08-26 09:50 CDTUpdated:2019-09-09 16:45 CDT
Sites:L&S Administrative Gateway
CleanURL:https://kb.wisc.edu/ls/curriculum-committee-deadlines
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