Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Chair: John Lea-Cox (
Coordinator: Claudia Umaña (
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
Monday, September 21, 2020 1:00PM - 2:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Thursday, October 22, 2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Monday, November 16, 2020 1:00PM - 2:00PM ZOOM Cancelled
Thursday, December 3, 2020 2:00PM - 3:00PM ZOOM Cancelled
*Non-committee members may contact the Committee Coordinator for the Zoom link to attend the meeting.
Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Monday, February 1, 2021 11:00AM - 12:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Monday, February 22, 2021 11:00AM - 12:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Monday, March 22, 2021 11:00AM - 12:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Friday, April 16, 2021 11:00AM -12:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Monday, May 10, 2021  3:00PM - 4:00PM ZOOM Agenda
Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
20-21-38Review of the Interim University of Maryland Grading Symbols and Notations Used on Academic Transcripts PolicyUnder ReviewAcademic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Barr, LindseyGraduate StudentINELlrbarr@umd.edu2021
Brown, LaurenUndergraduate StudentBSOSlaurenebrown98@gmail.com2021
Buchner, JohnFacultyCMNSjbuchner@umd.edu2022
Cohen, WilliamEx-Officio - Provost's RepUGSTwcohen@umd.edu2021
Coleman, LindaFacultyARHUlkc@umd.edu2022
Coomber, NicoleFacultyBMGTncottre@umd.edu2021
Cornelius, AdrianEx-Officio - University Registrar RepSVPAAPadrianc@umd.edu2021
Donlan, AliceStaffSVPAAPadonlan@umd.edu2021
Friedman, LeeFacultyCMNSlaf2h@umd.edu2022
Gundy, ShannonEx-Officio - Director of Undergraduate Admissions RepSVPAAPsgundy@umd.edu2021
Halperin, SteveFacultyCMNSshalper@umd.edu2021
Hasson, KayleighUndergraduate StudentBSOSkhasson@umd.edu2021
Kiely, LisaEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTlkiely@umd.edu2021
Lea-Cox, JohnChairAGNRjlc@umd.edu2021
Lindemann, MarileeFacultyUGSTmlindema@umd.edu2022
Liu, BrookeEx-Officio - Graduate School RepARHUbfliu@umd.edu2021
Ma, TianzhouFacultySPHLtma0929@umd.edu2021
Perchinsky, PaigeUndergraduate StudentBMGTpperchin@umd.edu2021
Rolstad, KellieFacultyEDUCrolstad@umd.edu2021
Smithson, AnneFacultyARHUasmithso@umd.edu2021
VanKlompenberg, MonicaFacultyAGNRmvanklom@umd.edu2021