Academic Calendar

Current (2021-2022)

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

RHODE ISLAND COLLEGE ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR 2021-2022

FALL SEMESTER 2021
August    

19

Thursday Fall registration begins for non-degree students (undergrad)

24

Tues New Faculty Orientation

27

Friday Fall waiver registration for senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers
September    

6

Monday Labor Day (college closed, library closed)
8 Wednesday Fall classes begin.
15 Wednesday First Year Convocation
15 Wednesday Last day to add without permission from department; students may still drop classes without permission
22 Wednesday Last day to add/drop (instructor permission required to add)
October    

11

Monday  Columbus Day (college closed, library open--holiday hours)
13 Wednesday Monday classes meet

16

Saturday Make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)
November    
3 Wednesday Mid-semester grades due by noon

11

Thursday Veteran's Day – (classes held; offices closed)
12 Friday Last day for faculty to issue a W to students as a final grade
12 Friday Last day for students to withdraw themselves from a class using MyRIC

13

Saturday Make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)

17

Wednesday Spring and Early Spring registration begins for degree students

25 - 26

Thursday - Friday Thanksgiving Recess

29

Monday Classes resume

29

Monday Early Spring registration begins for all non-degree students (contact Records Office)

30

Tuesday Registration begins for non-degree graduate students
December    

4

Saturday Make-up day (if needed and so designated by administration)

18

Saturday Fall semester classes end
18 Saturday Last day a student may petition for a non academic medical/personal leave (W/L if approved) or a military leave (W/M).

20

Monday Final examinations begin

23

Thursday Final examinations end

27

Monday Christmas Day observed (college closed, library closed)
EARLY SPRING 2022

28

Tuesday Early Spring classes begin
SPRING SEMESTER 2022
January    
3 Monday New Year’s Day observed (college closed, library closed)
4 Tuesday Final Grades Due at 4:00PM

10

Monday Spring registration begins for non-degree students (undergrad)

14

Friday Early Spring classes end; Spring waiver registration, senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers

17

Monday Martin Luther King Day (college closed, library closed)

18

Tuesday Spring classes begin

24

Monday Last day to add without permission from department; students may still drop classes without permission

31

Monday Last day for add/drop
February    

19

Saturday Make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)

21

  Monday Summer registration begins for degree students

28

Monday Summer registration begins for non-degree students
March    

7

Monday Spring recess begins

14

Monday Classes resume

19

Saturday Make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)

23

Wednesday Mid-semester grades due
April    

6

Wednesday Last day for faculty to issue a W to students as a final grade

11

Monday Fall registration begins for degree students

23

  Saturday Make up day (if needed and so designated by administration)

25

Monday Non-degree graduate student registration for fall

27

Wednesday Cap and Gown Convocation
May    

2

Monday Last day of classes

3

Tuesday Reading Day

4

Wednesday Final examinations begin

10

Tuesday Final examinations end

11

Wednesday Senior grades due by 4:00pm

13

Friday All other grades due by 4:00pm

13

Friday Summer Session I waiver registration senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers

14

Saturday Graduate/Undergraduate Commencement
SUMMER SESSIONS 2022 

16

Monday Summer Session I begins

20

Friday Last day for adding or dropping courses without a charge (Summer Session I)

30

Monday Memorial Day (college closed, library closed)
June    

24

Friday Summer Session I ends;  Summer Session II waiver registration for senior citizens, and students with unemployment waivers

27

Monday Summer Session II begins

28

Tuesday Summer Session I grades are due by 4:00pm
July    

1

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

4

Monday Independence Day Observed (college closed, library closed)
August    

5

Friday Summer Session II ends

8

Monday Victory Day – (college closed, library closed)

10

Wednesday Summer Session II grades are due by 4:00pm

NOTE: Calendar subject to change
PEC-approved, as amended