Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Chair: John Lea-Cox (
Coordinator: Claudia Umaña (
Materials (for committee members only)

The Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee formulates and reviews policies, rules, and regulations governing the admission, readmission, academic standing, and dismissal of all students for academic deficiency. The committee examines policies and procedures for academic advisement, scheduling of classes, and registration. Additionally, APAS creates and analyzes policies to be observed by the instructional staff in conducting classes, seminars, examinations, students research, and student evaluations.

The committee consists of an appointed presiding officer; ten faculty members; one staff member; one graduate student; three undergraduate students; and the following persons or a representative of each: the Senior Vice President and Provost, the Director of Undergraduate Admissions, the University Registrar, and the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of Undergraduate Studies, and the Associate Provost for Academic Affairs and Dean of the Graduate School.

^ Meetings & Agendas

Fall Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Monday, September 21, 2020 1:00PM - 2:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Monday, November 16, 2020 1:00PM - 2:00PM ZOOM Cancelled
Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM ZOOM Cancelled
*Non-committee members may contact the Committee Coordinator for the Zoom link to attend the meeting.
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Monday, February 1, 2021 11:00AM - 12:00PM ZOOM TBD
Friday, February 26, 2021 10:00AM - 11:00AM ZOOM TBD
Monday, March 22, 2021 11:00AM - 12:00PM ZOOM TBD
Friday, April 16, 2021 11:00AM -12:00PM ZOOM TBD
Monday, May 10, 2021  3:00PM - 4:00PM ZOOM TBD
Committee Work

No bills currently under review by this committee.

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Barr, LindseyGraduate StudentARHUlrbarr@umd.edu2021
Brown, LaurenUndergraduate StudentENGRlaurenebrown98@gmail.com2021
Buchner, JohnFacultyCMNSjbuchner@umd.edu2022
Cohen, WilliamEx-Officio - Provost's RepUGSTwcohen@umd.edu2021
Coleman, LindaFacultyARHUlkc@umd.edu2022
Coomber, NicoleFacultyBMGTncottre@umd.edu2021
Cornelius, AdrianEx-Officio - University Registrar RepSVPAAPadrianc@umd.edu2021
Donlan, AliceStaffSVPAAPadonlan@umd.edu2021
Friedman, LeeFacultyCMNSlaf2h@umd.edu2022
Gundy, ShannonEx-Officio - Director of Undergraduate Admissions RepSVPAAPsgundy@umd.edu2021
Halperin, SteveFacultyCMNSshalper@umd.edu2021
Hasson, KayleighUndergraduate StudentBSOSkhasson@umd.edu2021
Kiely, LisaEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTlkiely@umd.edu2021
Lea-Cox, JohnChairAGNRjlc@umd.edu2021
Lindemann, MarileeFacultyUGSTmlindema@umd.edu2022
Liu, BrookeEx-Officio - Graduate School RepARHUbfliu@umd.edu2021
Ma, TianzhouFacultySPHLtma0929@umd.edu2021
Rolstad, KellieFacultyEDUCrolstad@umd.edu2021
Smithson, AnneFacultyARHUasmithso@umd.edu2022
VanKlompenberg, MonicaFacultyAGNRmvanklom@umd.edu2021