Graduate Council

The Graduate Council is composed of representatives from the graduate faculty at Texas A&M. The Council develops and maintains policies and procedures pertaining to graduate programs at the university. The Council’s function includes long-range planning, recommendation of new programs and courses, evaluation of existing programs and courses, and facilitation of university accreditation. Agenda items and questions may be sent via e-mail to

Graduate Council Members
Graduate Council Important Dates
Graduate Council Standard Operating Procedures

Effective September 1, 2016, paper submission of curricular proposals will no longer be accepted through the curricular approval process. The Curricular Approval Request System (CARS) is available through Howdy under the "Employee" tab. For more information, please contact Curricular Services at or 845-8201.

2020 Graduate Council Meetings and Materials

February 2020 Meeting and Materials

March 2020 Meeting and Materials

Agenda, Report & Forms

Past Graduate Council Meetings and Materials

Meeting Cancelled
No Meeting Scheduled
Meeting Cancelled
Meeting Cancelled

AgendaAgenda & Forms | Minutes

Items Sent Forward to Faculty Senate:
Report | Approved New Course Requests | Approved Course Changes

Approved Special Consideration Items: 
Master of Science in Nursing in Forensic Nursing

AgendaConsent Agenda | Minutes

Items Sent Forward to Faculty Senate:
Report | CLDN Requested Course Renumbering | Other Special Consideration Items and Approved Items can be found in the Curricular Approval Request System (CARS).

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