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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


Fall Term 2014

 

August 8
Fall tuition and fees due.

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

August 22
Resident dining halls open with breakfast.

August 24
Class of 2018 Convocation.

August 25
Classes begin.

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.

September 1
Labor Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

September 8
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 2014 courses.

September 19
Last day to file a Degree Application with Registrar’s Office for December 31, 2014 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 9-12
Reunion and Homecoming 2014.

October 13
No classes.

October 14
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

October 17
Last day for undergraduate and graduate students to drop a course.

October 24-26
Family Weekend.

October 25
Honors Convocation.

October 20-October 31
Consultation weeks. Advisement for spring registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

November 3-17
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the spring semester.

November 7
Doctoral dissertations due to advisors.

November 14
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.

November 24
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

November 25
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 26-28
No classes.

November 27-28
Staff holidays.

November 30
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

December 1
Classes resume.

December 5
Classes end after last evening class.
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

December 8
Registration begins for all currently enrolled students for the Summer 2015 semester.
Add/Drop reopens for Spring 2015.

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

December 10-12 and 15-16
Final Examinations.

December 16
Resident dining halls close after dinner.

December 17
Residence halls close at noon.
Winter recess begins.

December 25
Staff holiday.

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 2015 Commencement ceremony.

 

 

 

Spring Term 2015

 

January 1-2
Staff holiday.

 

January 2
Spring tuition and fees due.


January 19
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Staff holiday.

January 23
Residence halls and apartments open for Spring term at noon.

January 25
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

January 26
Classes begin.

February 6
Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses or change sections or to put courses on audit.

February 13
Last day to file Degree Applications on-line via SIS for May 2015 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 16-17
President’s Day. No classes.

February 16
Staff holiday.

February 18
Classes resume.

 


 

 



 

 

 

 

March 20
Resident dining halls close with dinner.
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 23-27
Spring break.

March 29
Resident dining halls open with dinner.

March 30
Classes resume.

March 30-April 10
Consultation Weeks. Advisement for Fall 2015 registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

April 13-April 27
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the Fall 2015 semester.

April 10
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

April 10-April 17
Grand Marshal Week (Student Government Elections).

April 15
No classes.

April 24
Last day for undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

May 13
Classes end after last evening class.

May 14-15
No classes. Study-review days.

May 14
Graduation Status Check and post-graduation career plans.

May 18
Add/Drop reopens for Fall 2015.

May 18-22
Final Examinations.

May 22
Deadline for completion of “NE” grade requirements for Fall 2015 courses.
All Resident dining halls close after dinner.

May 23
Residence halls and apartments close at noon for all students not participating in Commencement.

May 25
Memorial Day. No Classes. Staff holiday.

May 26- August 14
Summer Session I (12 weeks).
No designated exam days.

May 26-July 2
Summer Session II (6 weeks).
No designated exam days.

May 29
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony.

May 30
Commencement.

May 31
All residence halls close by 11am.

 

 


  

Summer Sessions 2015

 

May 26
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 26-August 14, (12 weeks)
Summer Session II, May 26-July 2, (6 weeks)
Summer Session III, July 6-August 14, (6 weeks)

 

 

Summer Session 2015 Calendar

Term 1—May 26-August 14

Add deadline June 5
Drop deadline July 17
Financial drop June 24

Term 2—May 26-July 2

Add deadline June 1
Drop deadline June 12
Financial Drop June 5

Term 3—July 6-August 15

Add deadline July 10
Drop deadline July 24
Financial drop July 15

 

 

May 31
Residence halls and apartments open for summer.

 

May 25
Memorial Day. No classes. Staff holiday.

June 26
Last day to file degree application with Registrar’s Office for August 31, 2015 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 2015 graduation.

July 3
No Classes. Staff holiday.

July 8
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

July 10
Master’s theses due to the Office of Graduate Education.

July 17
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.

July 24
Doctoral dissertations due to the Office of Graduate Education.

August 14
Last day of classes.

August 15
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 2016 Commencement ceremony.

Fall Term 2015

August 7
Fall tuition and fees due.