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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
   
 
  Dec 11, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2011-2012 [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


Fall Term 2011

 

August 12
Fall tuition and fees due.

August 24
Residence halls and apartments open for upperclass and new graduate students.

August 26
Resident dining halls open with breakfast.

August 28
Class of 2015 Convocation.

August 29
Classes begin.

August 31
Official date of August graduation; diplomas mailed to students after final clearance is completed in September. Degree recipients may take part in the May 2012 Commencement ceremony.

September 5
Labor Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

September 12
Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses or change sections without appeal or to put courses on audit.
Last day for completion of “NE” grade requirements for Spring 2012 courses.

September 23
Last day to file a degree application with Registrar’s Office for December 30, 2011 graduation.

October 10
No classes.

October 11
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

 

October 21
Last day for undergraduate and graduate students to drop a course without appeal.

October 21-23
Reunion and Homecoming 2011.

October 24-November 4
Consultation weeks. Advisement for spring registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

October 28-30
Family Weekend.

October 29
Honors Convocation.

November 7-21
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the spring semester.

November 18
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

November 22
Thanksgiving recess begins after last class.
Resident dining halls close after dinner.
Last day for undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.

November 23-27
No classes.

November 24-25
Staff holidays.

November 27
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

November 28
Classes resume.

December 2
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.

December 9
Classes end after last evening class.

December 12
Add/Drop reopens for Spring 2012.
Registration begins for all currently enrolled students for the Summer 2012 semester.

December 12-13
No classes. Study-review days.

December 14-16 and 19-20
Final Examinations.

December 16
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

December 20
Resident dining halls close after dinner.

December 21
Residence halls close at noon.
Winter recess begins.

December 26-27
Staff holidays.

December 28-30
Holiday Winter Break.

December 30
Official date of December graduation; diplomas mailed to students after final clearance is completed in January. Degree recipients may take part in the May 2012 Commencement ceremony.

 

 

 

Spring Term 2012

 

January 2
Staff holiday.

January 6
Spring tuition and fees due.

January 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Staff holiday.

January 20
Residence halls and apartments open for Spring term at noon.

January 22
Resident dining halls open with brunch.

January 23
Classes begin.

February 3
Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses or change sections without appeal or to put courses on audit.

February 10
Last day to file degree applications with Registrar’s office for May 2012 graduation.

February 20
Presidents Day. No classes. Staff Holiday.


 

 

 

February 21
Classes resume. Follow Tuesday class schedule.

March 9
Resident Dining halls close with dinner.

March 12-16
Spring break.

March 23
Last day for undergraduates and graduate students to drop courses without appeal.

March 18
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

March 19
Classes resume.

March 19-March 30
Consultation Weeks. Advisement for Fall 2012 registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

March 23
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.

April 2-April 16
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the Fall semester.

April 6
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

April 13-April 20
Grand Marshal Week (Student Government Elections).

April 17
No classes.

April 20
Last day for Undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

May 8
Classes end after last evening class.

May 9-10
No classes. Study-review days.

May 10
Graduation status check and post-graduation career plans.

May 11
Add/Drop reopens for Fall 2012.

May 11, 14-17
Final Examinations.

May 18
Deadline for completion of “NE” grade requirements for Fall 2011.
Residence halls and apartments close at 5 pm for all students not participating in Commencement.
All resident dining halls close after lunch.

May 25
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony.

May 26
Commencement.

May 27
All residence halls close by 11 am.

May 28
Memorial Day. No Classes. Staff holiday.

  

Summer Session 2012

 

May 21
Classes begin. Courses will be scheduled for varying lengths of time during the summer session. Check the online class hour schedule for specific information.

Summer session I, May 21-August 10, (12 weeks)
Summer session II, May 21-June 29, (6 weeks)
Summer session III, July 2-August 10, (6 weeks)

Summer Session 2012 Calender

Term 1

Add deadline June 1
Drop deadline July 13
Financial drop June 20

Term 2

Add deadline May 25
Drop deadline June 8
Financial Drop June 1

Term 3

Add deadline July 9
Drop deadline July 20
Financial drop July 11

 

May 27
Residence halls and apartments open for summer.

May 28
Memorial Day. No classes. Staff Holiday.

June 4
Hartford Commencement.

June 22
Last day to file degree application with Registrar’s Office for August 31, 2010 graduation.

July 4
No Classes. Staff Holiday.

July 6
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

July 13
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due to the Office of Graduate Education.

July 20
Doctoral dissertations due to the Office of Graduate Education.

August 10
Last day of classes.

August 11
Residence halls and apartments close for summer.

August 31
Official date of August graduation; diplomas mailed to students after final clearance is completed in September. Degree recipients may take part in the May 2013 Commencement ceremony.
 
Fall 2012

August 10
Fall tuition and fees due.

August 27
Classes begin.