New program and new course proposals, course and program edits have a priority deadline of October 31st. The proposer is responsible for monitoring and encouraging movement through the workflow steps.

All undergraduate proposals must be at UAC by TBD for consideration in the Catalog.


New program and new course proposals, course and program edits must have passed all college level approvals up through the associate dean by October 31st for consideration in the Catalog.


Catalog edits are due by March 3rd.

Workflow Process

These are the typical steps in the CPAC course and program document approval process

  1. Initiator
  2. Chair-Program or Department
  3. College Associate or Assistant Dean
  4. FYI-Catalog Program Coordinator
  5. FYI-Related Departments
  6. Assistant VP of Academic Planning or Graduate Studies Director
  7. FYI-Library
  8. FYI-Assessment Committee
  9. Undergraduate CPAC Vote or Graduate CPAC 1 or 2
  10. Chair Undergraduate CPAC or Graduate CPAC 1 or 2 Chair
  11. UAC Vote or GAC members
  12. UAC or GAC Chair
  13. College Dean
  14. FYI-Rules
  15. Provost
  16. Catalog Editor
  17. FYIs to Campus Community: Degree Works, GUAA Directors, College Dean, Chair of Program or Department, Initiator
  18. Banner

Email notifications

An email is sent to notify each person in the workflow that a task in CIM is waiting his or her review. As only one email is sent, it is the responsibility of the submitter to follow the proposal.


If modification is needed during the approval process, this can be handled by one of the following methods: