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  Sep 20, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2013-2014 [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


Fall Term 2013

 

August 9
Fall tuition and fees due.

August 21
Residence halls and apartments open for upperclass and new graduate students.

August 22
Resident dining halls open with breakfast.

August 25
Class of 2017 Convocation.

August 26
Classes begin.

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.

September 2
Labor Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

September 9
Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses or change sections or to put courses on audit.
Last day for completion of “NE” grade requirements for Spring 2013 courses.

September 20
Last day to file a Degree Application with Registrar’s Office for December 31, 2013 graduation.
Nomination of Master’s Thesis Committee and Provisional Thesis Title & Degree Designation forms due to the Office of Graduate Education for December graduates.

October 4-6
Reunion and Homecoming 2013.

October 14
No classes.

October 15
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

October 18
Last day for undergraduate and graduate students to drop a course.

October 18-20
Family Weekend.

October 19
Honors Convocation.

October 21-November 1
Consultation weeks. Advisement for spring registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

November 4-18
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the spring semester.

November 8
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

November 15
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.

November 25
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

November 26
Thanksgiving recess begins after last class.
Resident Dining halls close after dinner.
Last day for undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.

November 27-29
No classes.

November 28-29
Staff holidays.

December 1
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

December 2
Classes resume.

December 6
Classes end after last evening class.
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

December 9
Registration begins for all currently enrolled students for the Summer 2014 semester.

December 9-10
No classes. Study-Review Days.

December 11
Add/Drop reopens for Spring 2014.

December 11-13 and 16-17
Final Examinations.

December 17
Resident dining halls close after dinner.

December 18
Residence halls close at noon.
Winter recess begins.

December 23-25
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 2014 Commencement ceremony.

 

 

Spring Term 2014

January 1
Staff holiday.

January 3
Spring tuition and fees due.

January 17
Residence halls and apartments open for spring term at noon.

January 20
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

January 20
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Staff holiday.

January 21
Classes begin.

February 3
Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses or change sections or to put courses on audit.

February 7
Last day to file Degree Applications with Registrar’s office for May 2014 graduation.
Nomination of Master’s Thesis Committee and Provisional Thesis Title and Degree Designation forms due to the Office of Graduate Education for May graduates.

February 17
President’s Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

February 18
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.


 

 



 

 

 

 

March 7
Resident dining halls close with dinner.

March 10-14
Spring break.

March 16
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

March 17
Classes resume.

March 17-March 28
Consultation Weeks. Advisement for Fall 2014 registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

March 21
Last day for undergraduates and graduate students to drop courses.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.

March 31-April 14
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the Fall 2014 semester.

April 4
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

April 4-April 11
Grand Marshal Week (Student Government Elections).

April 9
No classes.

April 18
Last day for undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

May 7
Classes end after last evening class.

May 8-9
No classes. Study-review days.

May 8
Graduation Status Check and post-graduation career plans.

May 12
Add/Drop reopens for Fall 2014.

May 12-16
Final Examinations.

May 16
Deadline for completion of “NE” grade requirements for Fall 2013 courses.
All Resident dining halls close after dinner.

May 17
Residence halls and apartments close at noon for all students not participating in Commencement.

May 19- August 8
Summer Session I (12 weeks).
No designated exam days.

May 19-June 27
Summer Session II (6 weeks).
No designated exam days.

May 23
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony.

May 24
Commencement.

May 25
All residence halls close by 11am.

May 26
Memorial Day. No Classes. Staff holiday.

 


  

Summer Sessions 2014

May 19
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 19-August 8, (12 weeks)
Summer Session II, May 19-June 27, (6 weeks)
Summer Session III, June 30-August 8, (6 weeks)

 

 

Summer Session 2014 Calendar

Term 1—May 19-August 8

Add deadline May 30
Drop deadline July 11
Financial drop June 18

Term 2—May 19-July 27

Add deadline May 23
Drop deadline June 6
Financial Drop May 30

Term 3—June 30-August 8

Add deadline July 7
Drop deadline July 18
Financial drop July 9

 

 May 25
Residence halls and apartments open for summer.

May 26
Memorial Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

June 20
Last day to file degree application with Registrar’s Office for August 30, 2014 graduation.
Nomination of Master’s Thesis Committee and Provisional Thesis Title & Degree Designation forms due to the Office of Graduate Education for August graduates for August 2014 graduation.

July 4
No Classes. Staff holiday.

July 2
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

July 11
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due to the Office of Graduate Education.

July 25
Doctoral dissertations due to the Office of Graduate Education.

August 8
Last day of classes.

August 9
Residence halls and apartments close for summer.

August 29
Official date of August graduation; diplomas mailed to students after final clearance is completed in September. Degree recipients may take part in the May 2015 Commencement ceremony.

Fall 2014

August 8
Fall tuition and fees due.