Effectiveness and Efficiency Initiative

Policies

The University System of Maryland Board of Regents at its meeting held February 18, 2005, approved three policies developed to reduce undergraduate students' time to degree. The policies are part of the USM Effectiveness and Efficiency Program, an initiative to increase enrollment capacity, reduce costs, and fund quality. Following are the policies.

Policy On The Admission Of First-Time Freshmen In The Spring

Policy On Alternative Means Of Earning Academic Degree Credit

Policy On Standard Credit Requirements For Baccalaureate Degree Programs