Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Chair: John Lea-Cox (
Coordinator: Diana Allos (
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
Friday, September 24, 2021 9am-10:30am Zoom Agenda
Friday, October 22, 2021 2:30pm-4pm Zoom Agenda
Friday, November 19, 2021 2:30pm-4pm Zoom Agenda
Friday, December 10, 2021 10:30am-12pm Zoom Agenda
*Non-committee members may contact the Committee Coordinator for the Zoom link to attend the meeting.
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
21-22-15Review of the Interim Emergency Pass/Fail GuidelinesUnder ReviewAcademic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee
21-22-11Revision to the Final Exam Provision in the University of Maryland Policy on the Conduct of Undergraduate Courses and Student Grievance ProcedureUnder ReviewAcademic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee
21-22-04Proposal to Promote Mental Health and Equity in the Excused Absence PolicyUnder ReviewAcademic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Bhattachan, BibekGraduate StudentINELbbek2020@umd.edu2022
Bono, JohnFacultyBMGTjbono@umd.edu2023
Buchner, JohnFacultyCMNSjbuchner@umd.edu2022
Cohen, WilliamEx-Officio - Provost's RepUGSTwcohen@umd.edu2022
Coleman, LindaFacultyARHUlkc@umd.edu2022
Cornelius, AdrianEx-Officio - University Registrar RepSVPAAPadrianc@umd.edu2022
Donlan, AliceStaffSVPAAPadonlan@umd.edu2023
Eades, CarolineFacultyARHUceades@umd.edu2023
Friedman, LeeFacultyCMNSlaf2h@umd.edu2022
Gandhi, AlkaFacultyBSOSgandhi@umd.edu2022
Gundy, ShannonEx-Officio - Director of Undergraduate Admissions RepSVPAAPsgundy@umd.edu2022
Kiely, LisaEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTlkiely@umd.edu2022
Lea-Cox, JohnChairAGNRjlc@umd.edu2022
Levy, DanielUndergraduate StudentCMNSdrlevy@umd.edu2022
Lindemann, MarileeFacultyUGSTmlindema@umd.edu2022
Liu, BrookeEx-Officio - Graduate School RepARHUbfliu@umd.edu2022
Rolstad, KellieFacultyEDUCrolstad@umd.edu2023
Schoenbaum, NatanUndergraduate StudentARHUnatansch2@gmail.com2022
VanKlompenberg, MonicaFacultyAGNRmvanklom@umd.edu2023
Zakharia, ZeenaFacultyEDUCzakharia@umd.edu2023
Zozobrado, RachelUndergraduate StudentJOURrzozobra@umd.edu2022