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Guidelines and Forms

Guidelines and Forms

The intent of this page is to help faculty develop high quality course and curriculum proposals that meet the College standards and guidelines. Please direct questions by email to the AAC at

All proposals submitted for full Committee review are first reviewed by Committee staff for completeness. Once deemed complete, they are then posted for two weeks on the "Current Proposals for Review" web page ( for review by faculty. Committee staff will inform the proposer when the item will be discussed at a meeting of the full Academic Affairs Committee. 

Please note that, in order for a proposal to be considered by the Academic Affairs Committee during the 2022-2023 academic year meeting schedule, the deadline for submission of proposals is as follows:

Curriculum Proposals deadline: January 15, 2023

Course Proposals deadline: March 1, 2023

Curriculum/Certificate and Course Proposal Preparation

Flowchart for determining the appropriate form to use.

Proposing a new or revised curriculum/certificate 

New Curriculum/Certificate or Major Revision Form

ESF Signature Form

Link to SUNY Academic Program Planning website

Minor revision to Curriculum/Certificate Form

Proposal for new academic minor 

Proposing a new or revised course

Course proposal form

Course proposal form instructions and guidance