Dates and Deadlines

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Courses

For courses effective Spring or Summer 2022:
College of Liberal and Creative Arts: August 27, 2021.
All other colleges: September 1, 2021.
Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.

For courses effective Fall 2022:
College of Liberal and Creative Arts: January 28, 2022.
All other colleges: February 2, 2022.
Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.

For topics effective Spring or Summer 2022:
College of Liberal and Creative Arts: August 27, 2021.
All other colleges: September 1, 2021.
Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.

For topics effective Fall 2022:
College of Liberal and Creative Arts: January 28, 2022.
All other colleges: February 2, 2022.
Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.

GE/SF State Studies can be proposed for both new and existing courses. Given catalog (bulletin) rights, GE/SF State Studies cannot be applied to a course until the next academic year following review and approval.

For existing courses:
Proposals are due to Academic Planning by December 15, 2021. Consult your Associate Dean about internal deadlines. Proposals are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis up to the deadline.

For new courses:
College of Liberal and Creative Arts: August 27, 2021.
All other colleges: September 1, 2021.

Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.

For revisions effective Spring or Summer 2022:
October 25, 2021
Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.

For revisions effective Fall 2022:
March 28, 2022
Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.

Revisions are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis up to the deadlines.
 

GWAR proposals are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis. The designation becomes effective the semester after it is approved or later as determined by the approval date.

Programs

All revisions to program requirements are due in CourseLeaf by February 7, 2022. Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.
Revisions are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis up to the deadline.

College of Liberal and Creative Arts: November 1, 2021
All other colleges: December 1, 2021
Consult your Chair about internal deadlines.
Contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) for templates and questions.

College of Liberal and Creative Arts: November 1, 2021
All other colleges: December 1, 2021
Consult your Associate Dean about deadlines.
Contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) for templates and questions.

Proposing a new full degree program is a roughly 2-3 year process, which begins by submitting a prospectus for campus-level and Chancellor's Office review. 
Prospectus proposals are reviewed on an annual basis with a deadline of 10/1/2021.
Contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) for templates and questions.

If your prospectus was approved by the CSU Board of Trustees in a previous year and you'd like to submit the full proposal for review this year - there is a five year window from approval of the prospectus before the full proposal needs to be submitted - this year's deadline is:
College of Liberal and Creative Arts: 11/1/2021
All other colleges: 12/1/2021
Consult your Chair for internal deadlines.

College of Liberal and Creative Arts: 11/1/2021
All other colleges: 12/1/2021
Contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) for templates and questions.

Bulletin

We're happy to update roadmaps as needed throughout the year, contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) with updates.
Academic planning updates roadmaps based on course changes every year and after each program proposal is fully approved in collaboration with the department. 

The faculty listings in the bulletin are populated from a database within CourseLeaf. Please contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) with any updates.

If a contact changes outside of the bulletin editing cycle, it's important that the bulletin is updated to reflect accurate information for the campus community. Please contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) with updates.
During the bulletin editing cycle (September-February), those with editing access will be able to update contacts for the coming year.

Information on the "overview" tabs for department and program pages can be edited during the regular bulletin editing cycle. To make changes outside of the editing period, contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail).

Any changes to the program requirements must be proposed through the CourseLeaf Programs site by the deadlines listed above. Please contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) for assistance.

All course revisions must be proposed through the CourseLeaf Courses site by the deadlines listed above. Please contact Claude Bartholomew(link sends e-mail) for assistance.