Types of Curricular change and Notes:
- The Dean should consult with the Provost early in the process to discuss alignment of resources and strategic impact.
- For joint programs, approvals must be obtained from all departments and colleges OBOR must approve a new program prior to advertising or implementation
- Federal Department of Education takes approximately six months to approve a program. Students cannot receive financial aid for the program until this approval.
Estimated Time for Approval (from beginning of process to final approval:
- 2 years
Phase 1 of 2: Program Letter of Intent (Must be approved before full proposal is presented)
|Approval body||Timelines/Deadlines to notify the Office of the University Registrar of the approval from the final approval body|
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Phase 2 of 2: Full Proposal (after letter of intent)
|approval body||Timelines/Deadlines to notify the Office of the University Registrar of the approval from the final approval body|
||Faculty Senate's first approval (step #6) must be made by the last day of Fall classes to be effective the following Fall. This presupposes that the Board of Trustees and OBOR will approve the full proposal
Approved by OBOR with no modifications by July 1, implemented Fall semester.
Approved by OBOR after July 1, Spring implementation
Forms for Letter of Intent and Full approval found at the OBOR website:
Ohio Board of Regents - Regents Advisory Committee on Graduate Study