Effective Dates

Catalog Effective and Publication Dates

Catalog Change Deadline Publication Date First Effective Term
Undergraduate February 5 Day after commencement Summer of academic year
Graduate March 1 August 1 Fall of academic year

The tables below indicate when different course and curriculum proposals take effect once approved. Proposals approved after the catalog deadlines above take effect in the catalog of the following calendar year.

Courses

Type of Proposal Effective Date/Term
New course Immediate upon approval
Course revision Summer/fall term of following academic year
Drop course Summer term of following academic year
Archive course Immediate upon request
Reactivate archived course Immediate upon request

Academic Programs

Type of Proposal Effective Date/Term
New undergraduate major or minor Summer/fall term of following academic year
Revised undergraduate major or minor Summer/fall term of following academic year
New graduate degree program/certificate Immediate upon approval
Revised graduate degree program/certificate Fall of following academic year