Course Revalidation

Every four years, each course within the Essential Studies (ES) program must be revalidated in order to ensure it remains appropriate as an ES course. Click here for the current revalidation schedule.


  1. Receive revalidation forms from the Essential Studies Office in the spring semester of the year prior to the year when revalidation must occur.
  2. Complete the revalidation form in the early fall of the year when revalidation must occur. Submissions must by submitted no later than Oct. 1.
  3. Receive word of the Essential Studies Committee's decision during the spring semester after revalidation materials have been submitted.

Revalidation Resources