Prospective StudentsCurrent StudentsFaculty & StaffAlumni & FriendsUSF on iTunes U


Search COEDU 
Centers & Institutes
Office of Research
Community Engagement
Giving to COEDU



Graduate Program Committee (GPC)


Bill Campbell


VICE CHAIR (2016-2017)

Victor Hernandez-Gantes



The GPC will act for the faculty in matters related to graduate education, and advise the FPC, Dean, and Dean’s designees on policy matters, and initiate a review and propose recommendations to policies related to graduate education. The GPC will provide oversight of the quality of graduate course and program offerings. Specific duties include consideration of new courses, substantial course changes, new programs, and program changes. The GPC will provide leadership for graduate policyformation, coordination, and implementation. The Committee is responsible for the review and assessment of graduate programs and courses in the college. The GPC will makerecommendations to the Faculty Policy Council regarding action on courses, certificates, and degrees.


GPC Submission Policy for Course/Program Proposals

The GPC will receive course/program/certificate submissions anytime throughout the year but submissions received after March 1st may not be reviewed in the current academic year. 

There are no reviews between April and August as the GPC does not meet in the summer.

In order to make the catalog deadline for the next Academic year, proposals must be reviewed and approved no later than the November meeting of the GPC.

The USF Graduate Council Meeting Schedule




Each department within the college will select two faculty to be members of the GPC. Members will serve two-year staggered terms, with no member serving more than two consecutive terms. Inaddition, a member of the Faculty Policy Council should serve as a member of the GPC. During its first meeting of the fall semester, the Graduate Programs Committee will select a chair and a vice-chair to lead the Committee if the chair is absent. When possible, GPC members will also serve as representatives of theGraduate Council and other appropriate university committees. Collegerepresentatives for Graduate Council who are not members of the GPC will serve as non-voting ex officio members.

Revised:  08/15/16 at 6:30p.m.


Graduate Program Committee Links

Faculty Policy Council Home


Meeting Schedule

Meeting Minutes

(all the above are now housed in the Canvas COEDU Faculty Policy Council site)

Proposal Information
Graduate Proposal Preparation & Submission Procedures (housed on the Canvas Site COEDU   INFO site)

Graduate Proposal Tracking


GPC- Graduate Programs

UPC - Undergraduate Programs

FAC - Faculty Awards

FTPC - Faculty Tenure & Promotion








University of South Florida Text only USF home page Search USF website