University of Wisconsin–Madison

Course Proposal System Access

The Online Course Proposal System (OCP) is being replaced with a new system that integrates with other campus systems (SIS, the Guide etc.).

You are encouraged to complete any outstanding proposals in this system as soon as possible.

Timeline for the Transition to the New System
January 1, 2018 – The new course proposal system is available for use. The course proposal system is part of the Lumen widget in MyUW. Instructions for accessing the course proposal system in Lumen.

January 15, 2018 – The ability to create course proposals in this system (OCP) will be removed. Users may complete existing proposals.

July 1, 2018 – All access to the OCP will be shut down. By this date all proposals in the OCP must be completed. Note: Most curriculum committees, including the University Curriculum Committee, do not meet in the summer months. Plan to have proposals ready for UCC review by May 1, 2018. If it will not be possible to complete the proposal by the deadline, consider re-starting it in the new system.

Complete step-by-step instructions for the new proposal system.

Access to Approve Course Proposals
Chairs or program directors that own a subject listing are automatically given access to approve course proposals their subject listings by virtue of their appointment as a chair or program director in HRS. For all other users, submitting this form is the only way access to approve or be notified of new proposals in a particular subject listing will be granted.

Learn more about course proposal workflow roles.