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How to Launch an Undergraduate Program

Congratulations! The start-up of a new academic program is an exciting time.

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chack@ryerson.ca, ext. 7253) as soon as possible during the program planning process. 


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Multiple units across Ryerson participate in the launch process. In this web portal, those units have been grouped into the following categories:

 

 

Why is so much lead time needed?

Often, those activities have overlapping schedules. Therefore, to ensure a successful launch and to avoid making any last-minute requests, it’s strongly advised that you:

  • Review the stages of a program launch and remain proactive as the program proposal progresses through the official channels. 
  • Contact administrative units well within the suggested timelines to initiate the various activities required to launch a program.

 

What are the steps in a program launch?
Example for a New Program with Launch Target of Fall 2021

Vice-Provost, Academic:
In order to secure the required approvals for a fall 2021 launch, the full proposal for a new program must be submitted to:

  • The Academic Standards Committee of Ryerson’s Senate no later than the the end of December 2019 in order to meet the February 2020 deadline to submit all materials for the March 2020 meeting of Senate.
  • Ryerson’s Board of Governors in time for its meeting in 2020年4月.

Therefore, May 2020 is the 理想目标 to secure full approvals from the university’s governing bodies.

 

Office of the Registrar:

 

Marketing and External Relations:

The new program must be included in Ryerson's 2021 Admissions Handbook, which will enter its final design stage in May 2020 and will be printed in early June 2020.  

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