Curricular Approval Request System (CARS)

The Curricular Approval Request System (CARS) is available through Howdy. Effective September 1, 2016, paper submission of curricular proposals will no longer be accepted through the curricular approval process.
Please visit our CARS Training webpage for information regarding training.

CARS Workflow Contacts

To provide changes to existing workflow paths, or submit new names of employees to obtain access, you must coordinate this change through your College Dean’s Office contact, as listed below.

Note: If your changes impact users in approving roles in Catalog (CAT), please make sure to update them as well. View the CAT college contacts here.

College Contacts for College
Workflow Updates
Agriculture and Life Sciences Jamie Norgaard
Architecture Loretta Mendez
Business Leslie Seipp ‚Äč
Dentistry Kim Luttman
Education and Human Development Melanie Robideau
Engineering Bonnie Bustos-Rios
Geosciences Roxanna Russell
Government and Public Service Christina Storey
Law Michele Dunn
Liberal Arts Sarah Franke
Medicine Johna Pettit-Wright - GR 
Erin M. Herbrich- PM
Nursing Todd Stricherz
Pharmacy Maria Jaramillo-Gonzalez
Public Health Jennifer Griffith
Science Sara Thigpin
Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Ashley Seabury
Military Science Georgia Hines
Undergraduate Studies Georgia Hines
Galveston Campus Donna Lang
Qatar Campus Jon Buchanan
Faculty Senate Betsy Peterson
GC Rachel Krolczyk
UCC Terra Bissett
CCC Georgia Hines
W&C Donna Pantel
Provost / President Cathy Cordova
Linda Newman

If you have any questions about this new process, please contact us at or 845-8201.