Rhode Island College

2018-2019 Catalog


Academic Calendar 2018–2019

Fall Semester 2018

August

16 Thursday Fall registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students
22 Wednesday Opening Convocation
24 Friday Fall waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
24 Friday First Year Convocation
27 Monday Fall classes begin

September

3 Monday Labor Day(college closed, library closed)
10 Monday Last day for add/drop

October

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

November

2 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses without permission
6 Tuesday Election Day (college closed, library closed)
12 Monday Veterans Day (college closed, library open-holiday hours)
13 Tuesday Spring registration begins for degree students
22 Thursday Thanksgiving recess begins
26 Monday Classes resume
26 Monday Early Spring registration begins for non-degree students (contact Records office)

December

1 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
3 Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree graduate students
10 Monday Fall semester classes end
11 Tuesday Reading Day
12 Wednesday Final examinations begin
18 Tuesday Final examinations end
19 Wednesday Make-up date for final examinations
25 Tuesday Christmas Day observed (college closed, library closed)
27 Thursday Fall grades due by noon

Note: Calendar subject to change

Spring Semester 2019

Early Spring 2018

31 Monday Early Spring classes begin

January

1 Tuesday New Year's Day observed (college closed, library closed)
3 Thursday New student orientation begins
14 Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree undergraduate students
18 Friday Early spring classes end; Spring waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers.
21 Monday Martin Luther King Jr. Day (college closed, library closed)
22 Tuesday Spring classes begin

February

5 Tuesday Last day for add/drop
18 Monday President's Day (classes will be held)
23 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
25 Monday Summer registration begins for degree students

March

4 Monday Summer registration begins for non-degree students
11 Monday Spring recess begins
18 Monday Classes resume
20 Wednesday Midsemester grades due
29 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses without permission

April

8 Monday Fall registration begins for degree students
24
Wednesday
Cap and Gown Convocation
27 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
29
Monday
Fall registration begins for non-degree graduate students
30
Tuesday
Last day of classes.

May

1 Wednesday Final examinations begin
7 Tuesday Final examinations end
8 Wednesday Senior grades due by 4 p.m.
10 Friday All other grades due by 4 p.m.;
Summer Session I waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
11 Saturday Undergraduate Commencement/Graduate Commencement
13 Monday Summer Session I begins
17 Friday Last day for add/drop in Summer Session I
27 Monday Memorial Day (college closed, library closed)

June

21 Friday Summer Session I ends;
Summer Session II waiver registration for National Guard (STEP Program), senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
24
Monday
Summer Session II begins
28 Friday
Last day for add/drop in Summer Session II

July

4 Thursday Independence Day (college closed, library closed);

August

2 Friday Summer session II ends
6
Tuesday
Summer Session II grades due by 4 p.m.
12 Monday Victory Day (college closed, library closed)

Note: Calendar subject to change