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Undergraduate Academic Standards and Honors Committee

Responsibilities

The Undergraduate Academic Standards and Honors Committee (UASH) is responsible for awarding a variety of academic honors (e.g., graduation with Honors, and the Green, Frohlich and Sigma Xi prizes) and for ensuring that a consistent set of standards and rules is applied in academic matters involving undergraduates.

Members

UASH is composed of a chair and 8 professors elected by the Caltech faculty, 5 students (3 voting, 2 alternate) selected by the Interhouse Committee (IHC), the Registrar, and the non-voting Undergraduate Deans. The current members of UASH are:

Faculty / Staff

Daniel P. Weitekamp, Chair
Jean Paul Ampuero Saenz
Paul M. Bellan
John F. Brady
Warren C. Brown
Michael H. Dickinson
James R. Heath
Frank C. Porter
Mary Neary Morley *
Kevin Gilmartin *
Barbara Green *
Lesley Nye * 

 

Students

Kathleen Chinetti **
Anne Dorsey
Stephanie Huard
Erin Isaza
Jake Larson **
Margaret Walter **






* ex officio member
 
** alternate

Handbook for Students

The UASH Handbook for Students (PDF) provides students with information about how to prepare petitions for submission to UASH.

Forms

Forms to submit to UASH are available from the Deans' or Registrar's office or here in PDF format. If you download a form, you may complete it electronically (using the freely available Adobe Acrobat Reader), but must submit it to the registrar's office in person.

Many of these forms will need:

Links

Meeting Dates

UASH meets in the Center for Student Services, Brennen Conference Room, 3rd Floor.  Below are the scheduled meeting times for 2017-18. 

Summer Term 2017

9:00am Wednesday, August 2 - First Meeting before Fall Term - petitions due Thursday, July 27 at 1:00pm

Fall Term 2017

1:00pm Thursday, September 21 - First Meeting of Term - petitions due Monday, September 18 at 1:00pm

1:00pm Friday, September 22 - Appeals Meeting - petitions due Thursday, September 21 at 3:00pm

9:00am Wednesday, November 29 - Drop Day meeting if needed - petitions due Monday, November 27 at 1:00pm

Winter Term 2018

9:00am Thursday, January 4 - First Meeting of Term - petitions due Tuesday, January 2 at 1:00pm

9:00am Friday, January 5 – Appeals Meeting - petitions due Thursday, January 4 at 3:00pm

9:00am Wednesday, February 28 – Drop Day meeting if needed - petitions due Monday, February 26 at 1:00pm

Spring Term 2018

9:00am Tuesday, April 3 - First Meeting of Term - petitions due Thursday, March 29 at 1:00pm

9:00am Friday, April 6 – Appeals Meeting - petitions due Thursday, April 5 at 1:00pm

9:00am Wednesday, May 30 – Drop Day meeting if needed - petitions due Tuesday, May 29 at 10:00am

9:00am Wednesday, June 27 - Last meeting of Spring - petitions due Monday, June 25 at 1:00pm

Summer Term 2018

9:00am Wednesday, August 1 - First Meeting before Fall Term - petitions due Thursday, July 26 at 1:00pm

updated 7/17/2017