Carnegie Mellon University

Factors to Consider

Departments should be alert to issues and processes that can impact (1) the timing requirements by lengthening the total time needed to complete the New Academic Program Process steps from start to finish, as well as (2) quality and availability of academic and student services. Depending on the nature and scope of the new academic program, such impacts may include:



Contact Information

MOU, Contract or Written Agreement one week to one year lead time depending on the complexity Mary Beth ShawAssistant General Counsel
University Accreditation (Middle States) 6 to 24 months lead time (view detailed information) Lisa Krieg, Associate Vice President & Director of Enrollment Services
Distance Education Lisa Krieg, Associate Vice President & Director of Enrollment Services
U.S. Federal Financial Aid Eligibility 6 to 12 months lead time (may be contingent upon accreditation) Brian HillDirector of Student Financial Services
Enrollment of International Students in U.S. Program at least 6 months to obtain government approval; up to 3 months to obtain a visa (visa issued after government approval takes place) Linda GentileDirector of Office of International Education
Export Controls Sheryl TrexlerExport Compliance Officer
Libraries Erika LinkeAssociate Dean of University Libraries
Student Affairs Gina Casalegno, Vice President for Student Affairs & Dean of Students
Eberly Center Marsha LovettDirector of Eberly Center for Teaching Excellence