Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Chair: Amy Karlsson (
Coordinator: Justin Balog (
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
September 6, 2022 3:00pm-4:30pm Zoom Agenda
September 26, 2022 3:30pm-5:00pm Zoom Agenda
October 14, 2022 1:30pm-3:00pm Zoom Agenda
November 4, 2022 10:30am-12:00pm Zoom Agenda
December 9, 2022 1:00pm-2:30pm 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
February 2, 2023 1:30pm-3:00pm Zoom Agenda
February 28, 2023 1:30pm-3:00pm Zoom Agenda
March 27, 2023 2:30pm-4:00pm Zoom Agenda
May 5, 2023 3:00pm-4:30pm Zoom Agenda
Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
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

Angeletti, GabrielleUndergraduate StudentPUAFgangelet@terpmail.umd.edu2023
Bono, JohnFacultyBMGTjbono@umd.edu2023
Buchner, JohnFacultyCMNSjbuchner@umd.edu2024
Cohen, WilliamEx-Officio - Provost's RepUGSTwcohen@umd.edu2023
Cornelius, AdrianEx-Officio - University Registrar RepSVPAAPadrianc@umd.edu2023
Donlan, AliceStaffSVPAAPadonlan@umd.edu2023
Eades, CarolineFacultyARHUceades@umd.edu2023
Eggen, JosephFacultyCMNSjeggen@umd.edu2024
Farman, JasonEx-Officio - Graduate School RepARHUjfarman@umd.edu2023
Gandhi, AlkaFacultyBSOSgandhi@umd.edu2024
Gundy, ShannonEx-Officio - Director of Undergraduate Admissions RepSVPAAPsgundy@umd.edu2023
Hilsenrath, IsaiahUndergraduate StudentCMNSihilsenr@terpmail.umd.edu2023
Iwundu, PrudenceUndergraduate StudentSPHLpiwundu@umd.edu2023
Izsak, KatherineFacultyINFOkworboys@umd.edu2024
Karlsson, AmyChairENGRajkarl@umd.edu2023
Kiely, LisaEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTlkiely@umd.edu2023
Lewis, AndrewGraduate StudentBMGTalewis12@umd.edu2023
Ma, LiFacultyAGNRlima@umd.edu2024
Rolstad, KellieFacultyEDUCrolstad@umd.edu2023
VanKlompenberg, MonicaFacultyAGNRmvanklom@umd.edu2023
Zakharia, ZeenaFacultyEDUCzakharia@umd.edu2023