Aug 14, 2020  
Rensselaer Catalog 2012-2013 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2012-2013 [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


Fall Term 2012

 

August 10
Fall tuition and fees due.

August 22
Residence halls and apartments open for upperclass and new graduate students.

August 24
Resident dining halls open with breakfast.

August 26
Class of 2016 Convocation.

August 27
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 2013 Commencement ceremony.

September 3
Labor Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

September 10
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 21
Last day to file a degree application with Registrar’s Office for December 31, 2012 graduation.

October 5-7
Reunion and Homecoming 2012.

October 8
No classes.

October 9
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

October 19
Last day for undergraduates and graduates students to drop a course without appeal.

October 22-November 2
Consultation weeks. Advisement for spring registration. Student should consult their faculty advisers.

October 19-21
Family Weekend.

October 20
Honors Convocation.

November 5-19
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the spring semester.

November 9
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

November 16
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.

November 20
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 21-23
No classes.

November 22-23
Staff holidays.

November 25
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

November 26
Classes resume.

November 26
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.

December 7
Classes end after last evening class.
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

December 10
Add/Drop reopens for Spring 2013.
Registration begins for all currently enrolled students for the Summer 2013 semester.

December 10-11
No classes. Study-review days.

December 12-14 and 17-18
Final Examinations.

December 18
Resident Dining halls close after dinner.

December 19
Residence halls close at noon.
Winter recess begins.

December 24-25
Staff holidays,

December 26-31
Holiday Winter Break-Institute is closed.

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

 

Spring Term 2013

 

January 1
Staff holiday.

January 4
Spring tuition and fees due.

January 18
Residence halls and apartments open for Spring term at noon.

January 20
Resident dining halls open with brunch.

January 21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Staff holiday.

January 22
Classes begin.

February 4
Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses or change sections without appeal or to put courses on audit.

February 8
Last day to file degree applications with Registrar’s Office for May 2013 graduation.

February 18
Presidents Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

February 19
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

 

 

 

 

March 8
Resident dining halls close with dinner.

 March 11-15
Spring break.

March 17
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

March 18
Classes resume.

March 18-March 29
Consultation Weeks. Advisement for Fall 2013 registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

March 22
Last day for undergraduates and graduate students to drop courses without appeal.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.

April 1-April 15
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the Fall semester.

April 5
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

April 5-April 12
Grand Marshal Week (Student Government Elections).

April 10
No classes.

April 19
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 9
Graduation status check and post-graduation career plans.

May 13
Add/Drop reopens for Fall 2013.

May 13-17
Final examinations.

May 17
Deadline for completion of “NE” grade requirements for Fall 2012 courses.
Residence halls and apartments close at 5pm for all students not participating in Commencement.
All Resident dining halls close after lunch.

May 20-August 9
Summer Session I (12 weeks).
No designated exam days.

May 20-June 28
Summer Session II (6 weeks)
No designated exam days.

May 24
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony.

May 25
Commencement

May 26
All residence halls close by 11am.

May 27
Memorial Day. No Classes. Staff holiday.


  

Summer Session 2013

 

May 20
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 20-August 9, (12 weeks)
Summer Session II, May 20-June 28, (6 weeks)
Summer Session III, July 1-August 9, (6 weeks)

Summer Session 2013 Calender

Term 1

Add deadline May 31
Drop deadline July 12
Financial drop June 19

Term 2

Add deadline May 24
Drop deadline June 7
Financial Drop JMay 31

Term 3

Add deadline July 8
Drop deadline July 19
Financial drop July 10

 

 

May 26
Residence halls and apartments open for summer.

May 27
Memorial Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

June 21
Last day to file degree application with Registrar’s Office for August 30, 2013 graduation.

July 3
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

July 4
No Classes. Staff Holiday.

July 12
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due to the Office of Graduate Education.

July 26
Doctoral dissertations due to the Office of Graduate Education.

August 9
Last day of classes.

August 10
Residence halls and apartments close for summer.

August 30
Official date of August graduation; diplomas mailed to students after final clearance is completed in September. Degree recipients may take part in the May 2014 Commencement ceremony.


Fall 2013

August 9
Fall tuition and fees due.