Procedures for Curricular Changes & Additions


Allyson Bregman
Interim Director of First-Year Experience and Curriculum

All inquiries and proposals must be emailed to the address above for timely processing by the Director of Curriculum. Using alternate means of communication may result in delaying the response to inquiries or the processing of proposals.

For more information and resources, see CUNY Office of Program Review – Academic Reports.

Faculty and staff interested in proposing changes or additions to the curriculum should consult the materials provided below. These include relevant calendars and timelines, fillable proposal forms, and important information and resources.

Curriculum Development and Approval Process and Timeline

The workflow below shows the process for proposing changes or additions to the curriculum and programs of study. This includes new course proposals, changes to existing courses, changes in program requirements, and articulation agreements in addition to other revisions.

Curriculum Development and Approval Process

Consult the calendars below for the timeline.

Guttman Reporting Calendar – 2020-2021 Academic Year
Once a proposed change or addition passes through Guttman’s Curriculum Committee, it moves to the College Council.

Curriculum Committee Executive Committee College Council
June 2020 Items due 9/15/2020, Meeting 9/22/2020 10/1/2020
10/13/2020 Items due 10/20/2020, Meeting10/27/2020 11/5/2020
11/12/2020 Items due 11/19/2020, Meeting 12/1/2020 12/10/2020
12/8/2020 Items due 1/19/2021, Meeting 1/26/2021 2/5/2021
1/15/2021 Items due 1/19/2021, Meeting 1/26/2021 2/5/2021


2/9/2021 Items due 2/16/2021, Meeting 2/23/2021 3/4/2021
3/9/2021 Items due 3/6/2021, Meeting 3/23/2021 4/8/2021
4/15/2021 Items due 4/20/2021, Meeting 4/27/2021 5/6/2021
5/11/2021 Items due 5/18/2021, Meeting 5/27/2021 6/3/2021
6/8/2021 Fall 2021 Fall 2021

CUNY Reporting Calendars
After being approved by the College Council, the proposed change or addition must pass through CUNY Central’s Office of Program Review according to the calendars below.

The CAPPR Agenda Calendar

The Academic Reports Calendar

Curricular Change Proposal Forms

Higher Education General Information System (HEGIS) and Program Codes

Guttman Program Title Program Code HEGIS Code
Business Administration 34968 5004
Human Services 34972 5506
Information Technology 34973 5103
Liberal Arts and Sciences 34974 5649
Urban Studies 34975 5622

CUNY Common Core – Pathways – Course Submission Process

Complete the form below, then send to the Director of Curriculum. Review the calendar below for the timeline.

CUNY Common Core – Pathways – Course Submission Form

Common Core Course Review Cycle (CCCRC) Calendar