Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Academic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee

Chair: Amy Karlsson (
Coordinator: Danielle Bretz (
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
Friday, September  22, 2023 2:30pm - 4:00pm Zoom Agenda
Friday, October 6, 2023 3:00pm - 4:30pm Zoom Agenda
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 9:30am - 11:00am Zoom Agenda
Friday, December 8, 2023 2:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom Agenda

*Non-committee members may contact the Committee Coordinator for the Zoom link to attend the meeting.

**Meeting Canceled**

Spring Semester Meetings
Date Time Location Agenda
Wednesday, January 24, 2024 2:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom Agenda
Thursday, February 29, 2024 2:00pm - 3:30pm Zoom Agenda
Friday, April 5, 2024 2:30pm - 4:00pm Zoom **Agenda**
Friday, May 3, 2024 1:00pm - 2:30pm Zoom Agenda
Committee Work
Doc No
NameCurrent StatusUnder Review By
23-24-27Proposal for Bereavement Policies and Practices Toward an Inclusive Community of CareUnder ReviewAcademic Procedures & Standards (APAS) Committee
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

Past Committee Work

Committee Members

Buchner, JohnFacultyCMNSjbuchner@umd.edu2024
Buenaflor, ShannonStaffENGRshayes@umd.edu2025
Cohen, WilliamEx-Officio - Provost's RepUGSTwcohen@umd.edu2024
Coleman, LindaFacultyARHUlkc@umd.edu2024
Cornelius, AdrianEx-Officio - University Registrar RepSVPAAPadrianc@umd.edu2024
Davis, CrystalFacultyARHUcudavis@umd.edu2025
Eggen, JosephFacultyCMNSjeggen@umd.edu2024
Farman, JasonEx-Officio - Graduate School RepARHUjfarman@umd.edu2024
Gandhi, AlkaFacultyBSOSgandhi@umd.edu2024
Gundy, ShannonEx-Officio - Director of Undergraduate Admissions RepSVPAAPsgundy@umd.edu2024
Haber, RachelFacultyBSOSrberndts@umd.edu2024
Hlasko, NataliaUndergraduate StudentBSOSnhlasko@terpmail.umd.edu2024
Izsak, KatherineFacultyINFOkworboys@umd.edu2024
Karlsson, AmyChairENGRajkarl@umd.edu2024
Kiely, LisaEx-Officio - Undergraduate Studies RepUGSTlkiely@umd.edu2024
Kio, MichaelFacultyENGRmkio@umd.edu2025
Lindemann, MarileeFacultyUGSTmlindema@umd.edu2025
Ma, LiFacultyAGNRlima@umd.edu2024
Niu, CrystalUndergraduate StudentBMGTcniu@umd.edu2024
Vaisman, VeronicaGraduate StudentEDUCvvaisman@umd.edu2024