Rhode Island College

2016-2017 Catalog


Academic Calendar 2016–2017

Fall Semester 2016

August

18           
Thursday                 
Fall registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students
24       
Wednesday
Opening Coffee Hour
26 Friday Fall waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
29
Monday          
Fall classes begin 
31
Wednesday 
First-Year Convocation

September

5        
Monday       
Labor Day (college closed, library closed)
12 Monday Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge

October

10 Monday Columbus Day (college closed, library open—holiday hours)
15 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
26 Wednesday Midsemester grades due by noon

November

4 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses without permission
7
Monday Spring/Early Spring registration begins for degree candidates
8
Tuesday Election Day (college closed, library closed)
11 Friday Veterans Day (college closed, library open—holiday hours)
23 Wednesday Friday classes meet
24 Thursday Thanksgiving recess begins
28
Monday Classes resume; Early Spring registration begins for non-degree students (contact Records office)

December

3           
Saturday             Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
5 Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree graduate students
12 Monday Fall semester classes end
13 Tuesday Final examinations begin
19 Monday Final examinations end
20 Tuesday Snow date for final examinations
26 Monday Christmas Day observed (college closed, library closed)
27 Tuesday Grades due by noon; Early spring classes begin

 

Note: Calendar subject to change


Spring Semester 2017

January

2

Monday

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

4

Wednesday

New student orientation begins

11

Wednesday

Spring registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students

13

Friday

Early spring classes end; Spring waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers.

16

Monday

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

17

Tuesday

Spring classes begin

30 Monday

Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge

February

20

Monday

President's Day (classes will be held); Summer registration begins for degree students

25

Saturday

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

27
Monday  Summer registration begins for non-degree students

March

6

Monday

Spring recess begins

13

Monday

Classes resume

15

Wednesday

Midsemester grades due

24

Friday

Last day to withdraw from courses without permission

April

3 Monday Fall registration begins for degree students

26

Wednesday

Cap and Gown Convocation

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

May

1

Monday      

Spring semester classes end

2

Tuesday 

Final examinations begin

8

Monday      

Final examinations end

10        

Wednesday   

Grades due by 4 p.m.

12

Friday

Summer Session I waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers

13           

Saturday

Undergraduate Commencement/Graduate Commencement

15

Monday               

Summer Session I begins

19

Friday

Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge

29

Monday

Memorial Day (college closed, library closed)

June

2 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses without permission

23 

Friday

Summer Session I ends; Summer Session II waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers

26

Monday

Summer Session II begins

27 Tuesday Summer Session I grades due by 4 p.m.

July

4

Tuesday

Independence Day (college closed, library closed)

5 Wednesday Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge (Summer Session II) 
14 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses without permission

August

4

Friday

Summer session II ends

7

Monday

Victory Day (college closed, library closed)

8 Tuesday Summer Session II grades due by 4 p.m.

 

Note: Calendar subject to change