Required Information

  • Early Alert form. Submit this form before you begin filling out the new certificate proposal.
  • A proposal in CIM
  • At least three liaisons
    • A minimum of two Academic Liaisons must be from outside the college associated with the Originating Academic Unit.
    • The remaining liaisons can be from within the college but must be outside the Originating Academic Unit.
  • At least one letter of support from a contact external to OSU, such as appropriate faculty at another institution of higher education.
  • Budget narrative and tables (Budget Preparation InstructionsOSU Internal Budget Worksheet Form)


Proposal questions? Contact CM's Curriculum Coordinators.

OSU's program development is guided by rules from Oregon's Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

Curriculum Proposal Software

  • CIM for Programs login

    For creating new programs (majors/degrees, certificates, options, and minors) and editing existing programs.

  • CPS Archive

    For viewing proposals submitted prior to November 16, 2019.
    Please note page loading time can take a few seconds.
    Archive directions

How do I learn to use CIM?

Check CIM Support Materials and Proposal FAQs for quick starts, videos, and tips. Contact [email protected] to arrange for an individual or a group training.