The USC is composed of at least four members of the Faculty. The Department Chair solicits self-nominations in the Spring semester for terms beginning the Fall. The Chair may also nominate members, keeping in mind issues including, but not limited to, representativeness and equity. Faculty membership is confirmed at the first Fall Faculty Meeting. The committee also includes two undergraduate student representative recommended by the USC Chair. The student representatives may participate in the meetings of the USC without the right to vote. One of the faculty members may be a member of the Regional Campus faculty.
The USC performs the functions of an undergraduate curriculum committee. Recommendations on significant matters of curriculum and policy are to be forwarded from USC to FAC or the Faculty Meeting. Student representatives will not participate in personnel matters.
The USC Chair serves on the College Curriculum Committee (CCC).