Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Chair: Bill Reed (
Coordinator: Sarah Hughes (
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
Thursday, September 19, 2019 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.  2136 Physical Sciences Complex Agenda
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  2113 Chincoteague Hall Agenda
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  2113 Chincoteague Hall Agenda
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. 2113 Chincoteague Hall Agenda
Friday, December 6, 2019 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 1310B Marie Mount Hall Agenda
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Friday, February 7, 2020 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  2113 Chincoteague Hall Agenda
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m . 1310B Marie Mount Hall Agenda
Friday, March 13, 2020 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Cancelled Cancelled
Monday, April 13, 2020 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  Hosted on Zoom* Agenda
Friday, May 8, 2020 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Hosted on Zoom* Agenda

*Please contact the committee coordinator if you would like the link to attend the meeting.

Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
19-20-27Amendment to the University of Maryland Undergraduate Student Course Repeat PolicyUnder ReviewAcademic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Basu, ProgyanFacultyBMGTpbasu@rhsmith.umd.edu2020
Cohen, WilliamEx-Officio - Provost's RepUGSTwcohen@umd.edu2020
Coomber, NicoleFacultyBMGTncottre@umd.edu2021
Cornelius, AdrianEx-Officio - University Registrar RepSVPAAPadrianc@umd.edu2020
Donlan, AliceStaffSVPAAPadonlan@umd.edu2021
Friedman, LeeFacultyCMNSlaf2h@umd.edu2020
Gundy, ShannonEx-Officio - Director of Undergraduate Admissions RepSVPAAPsgundy@umd.edu2020
Kiely, LisaEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTlkiely@umd.edu2020
Korzeniewicz, RobertoFacultyBSOSkorzen@umd.edu2020
Lindemann, MarileeFacultyUGSTmlindema@umd.edu2020
Liu, BrookeEx-Officio - Graduate School RepARHUbfliu@umd.edu2020
Ma, TianzhouFacultySPHLtma0929@umd.edu2021
Nasta, PaulaGraduate StudentARCHpjnasta@umd.edu2020
Reed, WilliamChairBSOSwlr@umd.edu2020
Rolstad, KellieFacultyEDUCrolstad@umd.edu2021
Selterman, DylanFacultyBSOSdselter@umd.edu2021
Straney, DavidFacultyCMNSstraney@umd.edu2020
Tan, JasonUndergraduate StudentCMNSjasontan@umd.edu2020
Towey, KayleeUndergraduate StudentARHUktowey@umd.edu2020
VanKlompenberg, MonicaFacultyAGNRmvanklom@umd.edu2021