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    Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
   
 
  Oct 22, 2017
 
 
    
Rensselaer Catalog 2010-2011 [Archived Catalog]

Academic Calendar


Fall Term 2010

 

August 13
Fall Tuition and fees due.

August 25
Residence halls and apartments open for upperclass and new graduate students.

August 27
Dining halls open with breakfast.

August 29
Class of 2014 Convocation.

August 30
Classes begin.

September 6
Labor Day. Staff Holiday. No classes.

September 13
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 2010 courses.

September 24
Last day to file a degree application with Registrar’s Office for December 30, 2010 graduation.

October 11
No classes.

October 12
Classes resume. Follow Monday class schedule.

October 15-17
Reunion and Homecoming 2010.

October 22
Last day for undergraduates and graduates students to drop a course without appeal.


October 22-24
Family Weekend.

October 22
Honors Convocation.

October 25-November 5
Consultation weeks. Advisement for spring registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

November 8-22
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the spring semester.

November 19
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

November 23
Thanksgiving recess begins after last class.
Dining halls close after dinner.
Last day for undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.

November 24-28
No classes.

November 25-26
Staff Holidays.

November 28
Dining halls open with dinner.

November 29
Classes resume.

December 3
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.

December 10
Classes end after last evening class.

December 13
Add/Drop reopens for Spring 2011.
Registration begins for all currently enrolled students for the summer semester.


December 13-14
No classes. Study-Review Days.

December 15-17 and 20-21
Final Examinations.

December 17
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

December 21
Dining halls close after dinner.

December 22
Residence halls close at noon.
Winter recess begins.

December 23-24
Staff Holidays.

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 2011 Commencement ceremony.

December 31
Staff Holiday.

 

 

Spring Term 2011

  

January 7
Spring tuition and fees due.

January 17
Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Staff Holiday

January 21
Residence halls and apartments open for Spring term at noon.

January 23
Dining halls open with brunch.

January 24
Classes begin.


 

 

 

 

February 4
Last day to file degree applications with Registrar’s office for May 2011 graduation.
Last day for graduate and undergraduate students to add courses or change sections without appeal or to put courses on audit.

February 21
No classes. Staff Holiday.

February 22
Classes resume. (Follow Tuesday class schedule)

March 11
Contract dining halls close after dinner.

March 14-18
Spring break.

March 18
Last day for undergraduates and graduate students to drop courses without appeal.

March 20
Contract dining halls open with dinner.

March 21
Classes resume.

March 21-April 1
Consultation Week. Advisement for fall registration. Students should consult their faculty advisers.

April 4-April 18
Registration for all currently enrolled students for the fall semester.

April 8-April 15
Grand Marshal Week (Student Government Elections).

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

April 12
No classes.

April 22
Last day for Undergraduates to add or remove Pass/No Credit designation.
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due in the Office of Graduate Education.

May 6
Doctoral dissertations due in the Office of Graduate Education.

May 10
Classes end after last evening class.

May 11
Graduation status check and post-graduation career plans.

May 11-12
No classes. Study-review days.


May 13
Add/Drop reopens for Fall 2011.

May 13, 16-19
Final Examinations.

May 19
Deadline for completion of “NE” grade requirements for Fall 2010.

May 20
All contract dining halls close after lunch.
Residence halls and apartments close at 5 pm for all students not participating in Commencement.

May 27
ROTC Commissioning Ceremony.

May 28
Commencement.

May 29
All residence halls close by 11 am.

May 30
Memorial Day. No Classes. Staff Holiday.

 

 

Summer Session 2011

 

May 23
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 23-August 12, (12 weeks)
Summer session II, May 23-July 1, (6 weeks)
Summer session III, July 5-August 12, (6 weeks)

May 29
Residence halls and apartments open for summer.

May 30
No classes. Staff Holiday.

June 4
Hartford Commencement.

June 24
Last day to file degree application with Registrar’s Office for August 31, 2010 graduation.

July 4
Staff Holiday.

July 22
Master’s theses and engineering projects due to advisers.
Doctoral dissertations due to advisers.

July 29
Last day to defend doctoral dissertations.
Master’s theses due to the Office of Graduate Education.

August 5
Doctoral dissertations due to the Office of Graduate Education.

August 12
Last day of classes.

August 13
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 2010 Commencement ceremony.