Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Curriculum Resources

Fall 2025 Proposal Deadlines:
Opens: February 1, 2024
Early Bird: May 1, 2024
Final Deadline: Tuesday October 1, 2024

Please submit all proposals via
Kuali Curriculum Management

Useful Links

Liberal Studies Individualized Plans

Individual Liberal Studies plans for students will continue to be approved by the Liberal Studies Coordinator and do not need to be submitted to Kuali Curriculum. Please contact the Liberal Studies Coordinator Dr. Kathryn Besio for more information.

Deadlines for Fall 2025 Proposals

Date Deadline
May 1, 2024 Early Bird Proposal Deadline
May-September 2024 Proposal Input continues in Kuali CM, please contact Shelby Iwamoto (shelbyw@hawaii.edu) if you have any questions or need access
October 1, 2024 Curriculum Deadline, 11:59 PM. All proposals must be submitted by this day/time to be considered for Fall 2025 Implementation.
October- November 2024 College Level Curriculum Review Committees Meets, Reviews, and Approves proposals.
Late October-December, January if needed Faculty Congress Curriculum Review Committee Meets, Reviews and Approves proposals.
January 15, 2025 All proposals are final approved by the VCAA
February- April 2025 Curriculum and Registrar's office input and prep approved proposals for implementation.
Fall 2025 All approved proposals are active in the Catalog and Banner.

Curriculum Review Process

Flowchart of the curriculum review process approved by Faculty Congress (11/2014)

New Program Proposals

If you are interested in proposing a new BOR approved program (Any Bachelors, Masters or Doctoral Degree) please contact the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs office for a consultation appointment.

Special Topics and Experimental Courses

Special Topics and Experimental Courses do not run through Kuali Curriculum. Please complete the electronic form above via Kuali Build for approval. Special Topics courses require a new approval form each time the course is requested to be taught.

Semester Course Taught Form Deadline
Fall March 1 of Current Year
Spring September 30 of Preceding Year
Summer December 1 of Preceding Year

Special Part of Term Courses

Any course that is not following the standard dates (16 week term for Fall/Spring with the standard start and stop dates and anything outside of Summer Session I, II or full 12 week summer term) must complete and obtain prior approval using the Part of Term Approval form in Kuali Build. Accurate course dates are essential for student records, participation verification, and some forms of student aid. The Dean will approve the form and final approval by the VCAA.

Course De-Activation, Re-Activation or Archiving

Deadline: April 1, 2024 for the 2024-2025 Academic Year Catalog

To De-Activate, Re-Activate or Archive a course a form is required. There is no Kuali Curriculum input required. Please consult with all departments or programs that include the course prior to submitting the form. Please contact Shelby Iwamoto if you require assistance identifying programs that contain the course.

Academic Program Action Reports to UH System

Contact Info

For assistance with Curriculum, please contact:
Shelby Iwamoto , shelbyw@hawaii.edu, Ph: (808) 932-7927
Cheri Keliʻi-Marumoto , ckkelii@hawaii.edu, Ph: (808) 932-7897