Academic Calendar 2022-2023


Current (2021-2022) | Upcoming (2022-2023)

This calendar shows academic events of note for the college campus.

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2022-2023

FALL SEMESTER 2022
August
18 Thursday Fall registration begins for non-degree students (undergraduate)
23 Tuesday New Faculty Orientation
24 Wednesday Opening coffee hour
26 Friday Fall waiver registration for senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
29 Monday Fall classes begin
September
5 Monday Last day to add without permission from department; students may still drop classes without permission (undergraduate programs only except BPS)
5 Monday Labor Day (college closed, library closed)
12 Monday Last day for adding or dropping courses (all academic programs except BPS)
October
10 Monday Columbus Day (college closed, library open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
12 Wednesday Monday classes meet
15 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
19 Wednesday Mid-semester grades due by noon
November
4 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
8 Tuesday Election day (no classes, offices closed)
11 Friday Veterans Day (college closed, library open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.)
12 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
14 Monday Spring registration begins for degree students
24 & 25 Thursday & Friday Thanksgiving recess
28 Monday Classes resume
28 Monday Early Spring registration begins for non-degree students (contact Records Office)
29 Tuesday Registration begins for non-degree graduate students
December
10 Saturday Emergency make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
12 Monday Fall semester classes end
13 Tuesday Reading Day
14 Wednesday Final examinations begin
20 Tuesday Final examinations end
21 Wednesday Make-up date for final examinations
26 Monday Christmas Day observed (college closed, library closed)
28 Wednesday Fall grades due by 4 p.m.
EARLY SPRING 2022​
27 Tuesday Early Spring classes begin
SPRING SEMESTER 2023
January
2 Monday New Year’s Day observed (college closed, library closed)
9 Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree students (undergraduate)
13 Friday Early Spring classes end; Spring waiver registration for senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
16 Monday Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (college closed, library closed)
17 Tuesday Spring classes begin
23 Monday Last day to add without permission from department ; students may still drop classes without permission
30 Monday Last day for add/drop
February
18 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
20 Monday Summer registration begins for degree students
27 Monday Summer registration begins for non-degree students
March
6 Monday Spring recess begins
13 Monday Classes resume
15 Wednesday Mid-semester grades due
18 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
24 Friday Last day to withdraw from courses with a W
April
3 Monday Fall registration begins for degree students
22 Saturday Emergency make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
24 Monday Non-degree graduate student registration for fall
26 Wednesday Cap and Gown Convocation
May
1 Monday Last day of classes
2 Tuesday Reading Day
3 Wednesday Final examinations begin
9 Tuesday Final examinations end
10 Wednesday Senior grades due by 4 p.m.
12 Friday All other grades due by 4 p.m.
12 Friday Summer Session I waiver registration for senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
13 Saturday Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement
SUMMER SESSIONS 2023
15 Monday Summer Session I begins
19 Friday Last day for adding courses or dropping a course without a charge (Summer Session I)
29 Monday Memorial Day (college closed, library closed)
June
23 Friday Summer Session I ends;  Summer Session II waiver registration for senior citizens and students with unemployment waivers
26 Monday Summer Session II begins
27 Tuesday Summer Session I grades are due by 4 p.m.
30 Friday Last day for add/drop (Summer Session II)
July
4 Tuesday Independence Day Observed (college closed, library closed)
August
4 Friday Summer Session II ends
8 Tuesday Summer Session II grades due by 4 p.m.
14 Monday Victory Day (college closed, library closed)
NOTE: Calendar subject to change
PEC Approved – as amended​​