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Rensselaer Catalog 2007-2008 [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


Fall Term 2007

August 10
Fall tuition and fees due.

August 20
Residence halls and apartments open for upperclass and new graduate students.

August 24
Dining halls open with breakfast.

August 26
Class of 2011 Convocation.

August 27
Classes begin.

September 3
Labor Day. Staff Holiday. No classes.

September 11
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 2007 courses.

September 21
Last day to file a degree application with Registrar’s Office for December 31, 2007 Graduation.

October 5
Midterm break begins after last class.

October 8
No classes.

October 9
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

October 19-21
Family Weekend.
Homecoming Weekend.

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

October 20
Honors Convocation.

October 20
Rensselaer Legacy Reception.

October 22-26
Consultation week. Advisement for spring registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

October 29 - November 12
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the spring semester.

November 20
Thanksgiving recess begins after last class.
Dining halls close after dinner.
Last day for undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.

November 16
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisors.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisors.

November 21-23
No classes.

November 22-23
Staff Holidays.

November 25
Dining halls open with dinner.

November 26
Classes resume.

November 30
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

December 7
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.

December 10
Add/Drop reopens for Spring 2008.

December10-April 25
Registration for all currently enrolled students for summer semester.

December 7
Classes end after last evening class.

December 10-11
No classes. Study-Review Days.

December 12-14 and 17-18
Final Examinations.

December 14
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

December 18
Dining halls close after dinner.

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

December 25
Staff Holiday.

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 2008 Commencement ceremony.

January 1
Staff Holiday.

January 4
Spring tuition and fees due.

Spring Term 2008

January 11
Residence halls and apartments open for Spring term at noon.

January 13
Dining halls open with dinner.

January 14
Classes begin.

January 21
Martin Luther King Jr. day. No classes. Staff Holiday.

January 25
Last day to file degree applications with Registrar’s Office for May 2008 graduation.
Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses or change sections without appeal or to put courses on audit.

 

February 18
No classes. Staff Holiday.

February 19
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

March 7
Last day for undergraduates to drop a course. Last day for graduate students to drop courses without appeal.
Contract dining halls close with dinner.

March 10-14
Spring break.

March 16
Contract dining halls open with dinner.

March 17
Classes resume.

March 17-21
Consultation Week. Advisement for summer and fall registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

March 24-April 7
Registration for all currently enrolled students for summer and fall semesters.

March 28-April 4
Grand Marshal week (Student Government Elections).

April2
No Classes.

April 11
Last day for Undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.

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

April 25
Master’s thesis due in the Office of Graduate Education.

April 30
Classes end after last evening class.

May 1
Graduation status check and post-graduation career plans.

May 1-2
No classes. Study-Review days.

May 2
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.

May 3
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony.

May 5
Add/Drop reopens for Fall 2008.

May 5-9
Final Examinations.

May 9
All contract dinning halls close after dinner.
Deadline for completion of “NE” grade requirements for Fall 2007.
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

May 10
Residence halls and apartments close at noon for all students not participating in Commencement.

May 17
Commencement.

May 18
All residence halls close by 11 a.m.

Summer Session 2008

May 18
Residence halls and apartments open for summer.

May 19
Classes begin. Courses will be scheduled for varying lengths of time during the summer session.
Summer session I May 19-August 6, exams August 7-8
Summer session II May 19-June 27, exams June 26-27
Summer session III June 30-August 8, exams August 7-8

May 26
No Classes. Staff Holiday.

June 5-8
Reunion 2008.

June 13
Last day to file degree application with Registrar’s Office for August 29, 2008 graduation.

July 4
Staff Holiday. No classes.

July 11
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

July 18
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

July 25
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.

August 1
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

August 8
Final exams must be complete.

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 early. September.

Fall term 2008

August 8
Fall tuition and fees due.