Rhode Island College

2015-2016 Catalog


Academic Calendar 2015–2016

Fall Semester 2015

August

20 Thursday Fall registration begins for nondegree students
26 Wednesday Opening Coffee Hour
28 Friday Registration for senior citizens and students with waivers
31  Monday  Fall classes begin 

September

2 Wednesday First-Year Convocation
7 Monday Labor Day (college closed, library closed)
14 Monday Last day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge

October

12 Monday Columbus Day (college closed, library open—holiday hours)
13 Tuesday Monday classes meet
26 Monday Spring registration begins for degree candidates
28 Wednesday Midsemester grades due by noon

November

2 Monday Spring/Early Spring registration begins for degree candidates
Wednesday  Last day to withdraw from courses without permission
11 Wednesday Veterans Day (college closed, library open—holiday hours)
26 Thursday Thanksgiving recess begins
30  Monday  Classes resume. Early spring registration begins for nondegree students (contact Records office)

December

5 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
12 Saturday Fall semester classes end
14 Monday Final examinations begin
19 Saturday Final examinations end
21 Monday Snow date for final examinations
25 Friday Christmas Day (college closed, library closed)
28 Monday Grades due by noon. Early spring classes begin

 

Note: Calendar subject to change


Spring Semester 2016

January

1

Friday

New Year's Day (college closed, library closed)

11 

Monday

New student orientation begins

13 

Wednesday

Spring registration begins for nondegree students

15

Friday

Registration for senior citizens and students with waivers.

 

 

Early spring classes end

18

Monday

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed, library closed)

19

Tuesday

Spring classes begin

February

1

Monday

Last day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge

15

Monday

President's Day (classes will be held)

22

Monday

Summer registration begins for degree students

29  Monday  Summer registration begins for nondegree students

March

Tuesday  3.5 Society Induction 

7

Monday

Spring recess begins

14

Monday

Classes resume

23

Wednesday

Midsemester grades due

30

Wednesday

Last day to withdraw from courses without permission

April

4 Monday Fall registration begins

27

Wednesday

Cap and Gown Convocation

30 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)

May

2

Monday   

Spring semester classes end

3

Tuesday

Final examinations begin

9

Monday

Final examinations end

10

Tuesday

Grades due by 4 p.m. for degree recipients

11

Wednesday

All other grades due by 4 p.m.

13

Friday

Summer session I registration for senior citizens and students with waivers

14

Saturday

Undergraduate Commencement/Graduate Commencement

16

Monday

Summer session I begins

20

Friday

Last day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge

30

Monday

Memorial Day (college closed, library closed)

June

24

Friday

Summer session I ends: Summer session II registration for senior citizens and students with waivers

27

Monday

Summer session II begins

July

4

Monday

Independence Day (college closed, library closed)

5 Tuesday Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge (Summer Session II) 

August

5

Friday

Summer session II ends

8

Monday

Victory Day (college closed, library closed)

 

Note: Calendar subject to change