The Academic Program Proposal, Evaluation and Review (APPEAR) system is used by academic officers to propose new academic programs and to request modifications to existing academic programs including:

  • degree programs (undergraduate and graduate)
  • certificates
  • majors
  • minors
  • concentrations
  • tracks

Submitting proposals should be done in accordance with local campus policies, and as directed by the Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs (EVCAA) on each IU campus.

The public view of APPEAR allows users to view the Academic Action Tracking List. This provides a searchable tool which allows users to view program submissions and their approval dates once they have been approved at all necessary levels. Academic degree programs in APPEAR have been submitted for approval before the Indiana Commission on Higher Education (ICHE) as required by Indiana Law (IC 21-18-9-5). Programs listed meet the criteria for ICHE submission and have been approved by the Indiana University Board fo Trustees (BoT). Data presented here is in compliance with the Financial Transparency in Public Higher Education requirements set forth in HEA 1004-2011, and as codified within IC 5-14-3.6-3.

See the public view of APPEAR

Programs that are submitted by the campus in the APPEAR system, approved at the campus level and are to advance to the Academic Leadership Council are considered "In Process." Once the final level of approval is completed, newly-authorized programs are listed within the public view of APPEAR.

See the current programs in process (authorization required)

The APPEAR system can be accessed through One.IU. For more detailed information on how to navigate the APPEAR system, view the developer notes.