This document may be amended and revised according to the following procedures.

I. The University Committee on Student Affairs shall review this document at least once every five years.

II. Any member of the University community and any constituent body of the University may propose amendments to this document by forwarding them to the University Committee on Student Affairs.

III. The University Committee on Student Affairs shall review any such proposals. It may approve, reject, or amend the proposal.

IV. If the University Committee on Student Affairs approves the proposal, it shall forward the proposal to ASMSU and COGS. ASMSU and COGS shall review the proposal. Each may approve or reject it.

V. If either ASMSU or COGS rejects the proposal, it shall submit a written explanation of the rejection to the University Committee on Student Affairs. This explanation may include suggestions for alteration of the proposal.

VI. If ASMSU and COGS both approve the proposal, it shall be returned to the Chairperson of the University Committee on Student Affairs for presentation to the University Council.

VII. The University Council shall review the proposal and either approve or reject it in accordance with the Bylaws for Academic Governance. If it rejects the proposal, the University Council shall return the proposal to the University Committee on Student Affairs, ASMSU, and COGS, along with a written explanation for the rejection. This explanation may include suggestions for alteration of the proposal. If it approves the proposal, the University Council shall forward the proposal to the President who shall submit it to the Board of Trustees for action.

VIII. The Board of Trustees shall review the proposal. If the Board rejects the proposal, the Board shall return the proposal to University Council with an explanation. If the Board approves the proposal, the amendment shall take immediate effect, unless the Board specifies another effective date.

IX. The University community shall be promptly informed of all action taken on proposed amendments to this document.