Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UCC)

A page within Records and Registration

The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (UCC) is a standing faculty committee that meets at 3:30pm in 325 Graff Main Hall every second, fourth, and fifth Tuesdays of the month for the Fall and Spring semesters (not including the first week of the semester, spring break, or finals week). This committee is responsible for reviewing and approving changes to the undergraduate curriculum.

Curriculum procedures

A description of UWL's curriculum approval process is located on the first tab of the Curriculum Change Process & Policies page, along with the procedures relating to UCC/GCC business. The curriculum policies that affect course and program forms content can be found on the second tab. On the final tab, there is important information for UCC/GCC members and workflow approvers relating to their duties as part of the curriculum change process.

Links to the Course and Program forms and specific directions on how to complete them are on the CIM Help - Courses and CIM Help - Programs page.

UCC Documents

UCC Agendas 2022-2023 expanding section


September 13, 2022 (deadline for winter intersession/spring timetable changes)
September 27, 2022
October 11, 2022
October 25, 2022 - cancelled
November 8, 2022
November 22, 2022 (Thursday classes)
November 29, 2022
December 13, 2022 (deadline for summer timetable changes)

January 31, 2023
February 14, 2023 (deadline for fall timetable changes)
February 28, 2023
March 28, 2023
April 11, 2023 (deadline for catalog changes)
April 25, 2023

UCC Minutes (current & previous year) expanding section

2022-2023 Minutes

UCC 9.13.2022
UCC 9.27.2022 
UCC 10.11.2022
UCC 10.25.2022 - cancelled
UCC 11.08.2022
UCC 11.22.2022 

UCC 11.29.2022
UCC 12.13.2022


UCC 1.31.2023
UCC 2.14.2023

UCC 2.28.2023
UCC 3.28.2023
UCC 4.11.2023
UCC 4.25.2023

Minutes from Fall 2012 to the present are also located on the Faculty Senate SharePoint. Contact the Records and Registration office for minutes prior to Fall 2012.

UCC Bylaws expanding section

W. The Undergraduate Curriculum Committee (Revised 2012) from Faculty Senate Bylaws

Duties and responsibilities of the committee shall include:

  1. Determining curricula for students in the various academic programs.
  2. Receiving proposals for all undergraduate curricular changes from the various academic departments.
  3. Informing department chairpersons/program directors, in writing, of proposals being considered thus providing adequate opportunity for departments/programs to be heard prior to committee and senate action on such proposals.
  4. Evaluating curriculum proposals by a hierarchical set of criteria, taking into consideration the needs of students and of society, the mission of the university, the necessity for quality programs, and the ability of the department and college to meet the resource needs of the proposal.
  5. Coordinating the various curricula through formal consultation with the academic departments.
  6. Publishing the agenda of regularly scheduled meetings in the university newsletter.
  7. Authorizing substitutions or waivers for individual students in academic programs other than the General Education Program.

Membership of the committee shall consist of nine faculty members and three students. The faculty membership shall include at least three representatives from each of the College of Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities and the College of Science and Health and at least one representative from the College of Business Administration. The Committee on Faculty Committees shall rotate representation with respect to departments and schools, and so far as possible shall provide alternates for each appointed member. The provost/vice chancellor, registrar, director of the library and academic deans shall serve as administrative consultants to the committee. The committee shall elect its chair.