When a student petitions for cultural event credit and/or submits a portfolio for approval, it goes before the Cultural Events Committee. The Cultural Events Committee consists of eight members. The committee is made up of six members of the Winthrop faculty, appointed by the office of the Academic Vice-President & Provost, and two student members, selected by the Winthrop Council of Student Leaders. The Cultural Events Coordinator attends each meeting and serves in an ex-officio capacity. The committee is responsible for approving on-campus cultural events, determining whether approved cultural events meet the criteria for global learning cultural events, and reviewing and deciding upon student cultural events petitions and portfolios. The committee meets once a month.