Rhode Island College

2017-2018 Catalog


Academic Calendar 2017–2018

Fall Semester 2017

August

17          
Thursday
Fall registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students
23       
Wednesday
Opening Convocation
25 Friday Fall waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
28
Monday             Fall classes begin 
30
Wednesday 
First-Year Convocation

September

4        
Monday       
Labor Day (college closed, library closed)
11 Monday Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge

October

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

November

3 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses without permission
6
Monday Spring/Early Spring registration begins for degree candidates
13 Monday Veterans Day (college closed, library open—holiday hours)
15 Wednesday Monday classes meet
23 Thursday Thanksgiving recess begins
27
Monday Classes resume; Early Spring registration begins for non-degree students (contact Records office)

December

2           
Saturday             Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
4 Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree graduate students
9
Saturday Fall semester classes end
11 Monday Final examinations begin
16 Saturday Final examinations end
18 Monday Make-up date for final examinations
25 Monday Christmas Day observed (college closed, library closed)
26 Tuesday Grades due by noon; Early spring classes begin

Note: Calendar subject to change


Spring Semester 2018

January

1

Monday

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

3

Wednesday

New student orientation begins

10

Wednesday

Spring registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students

12

Friday

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

15

Monday

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

16

Tuesday

Spring classes begin

29
Monday

Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge

February

19

Monday

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

24

Saturday

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

26
Monday  Summer registration begins for non-degree students

March

5

Monday

Spring recess begins

12

Monday

Classes resume

14

Wednesday

Midsemester grades due

23

Friday

Last day to withdraw from courses without permission

April

2 Monday Fall registration begins for degree students

25

Wednesday

Cap and Gown Convocation

28 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
30
Monday
Spring semester classes end

May

1

Tuesday    

Final examinations begin

7

Monday

Final examinations end

9

Wednesday

Grades due by 4 p.m.

11

Friday

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

12

Saturday               

Undergraduate Commencement/Graduate Commencement

14

Monday

Summer Session I begins

18           

Friday

Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge

28

Monday

Memorial Day (college closed, library closed)

June

22 

Friday

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

25

Monday

Summer Session II begins

July

4

Wednesday

Independence Day (college closed, library closed); Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge (Summer Session II)

August

3

Friday

Summer session II ends

6

Monday

Victory Day (college closed, library closed)

Note: Calendar subject to change