College Calendar

*These dates are subject to change. Please refer to www.rc.edu/calendars for the latest event information.

FALL SEMESTER 2018
Warrior Week for first time college students August 22-25
Residential check-in for new students (9-12pm) August 22
Commuter check-in for new students (8-9:30am) August 23
Residential check-in for continuing students (9-12pm) August 24
Fall Semester/Session A begins
August 25
Academic Convocation August 28
Labor Day (no classes) September 3
Census date for Traditional Program September 7
Last day for class withdrawal for Session A courses September 28
Fall graduation application deadline October 1
Mid-term examinations for Traditional Program October 15-19
Fall Session A ends October 19
Fall Session B begins October 20
Last day for class withdrawal for semester courses November 2
Residence halls close  (10am on Nov 17 to 1pm on Nov 25) November 17-25
Thanksgiving Break—Traditional Program (no classes) November 19-24
Thanksgiving Break—Accelerated Program (no classes) November 21-24
Last day for class withdrawal for Session B courses November 23
Fall Academic Symposium December 7 
Final examinations for Traditional Program December 10-14
Fall semester/Session B ends December 14
Graduates’ Breakfast/Fall Commencement December 15
Residence halls close (10am; 5pm for graduating seniors) December 15
Grades due December 18
 
SPRING SEMESTER 2019
Residential check-in for new students January 4
Residential halls open for continuing students (10am)
January 4
Spring Semester/Session A begins January 5
Census date for Traditional Program January 18
Martin Luther King Day (no classes) January 21
Spring graduation application deadline February 1
Last day for class withdrawal for Session A courses February 8
Celebration February 21-23
Mid-term examinations for Traditional Program February 25-March 1
Spring Session A ends March 1
Spring Session B begins March 2
Residence halls close  (10am on Mar 2 to 1pm on Mar 10)
March 2-10
Spring Break for Traditional Program March 4-8
Registration opens for 2018-2019 March 11
Last day for class withdrawal for semester courses March 15
Last day for class withdrawal for Session B courses April 5
Spring Academic Symposium (traditional classes suspended) April 18
Easter holiday (no classes)  April 19-20
Final examinations for Traditional Program April 22-26
Spring semester/Session B ends April 26
Graduates’ Breakfast/Spring Commencement April 27
Residence halls close (10am; 5pm for graduating seniors) April 27
Grades due April 30
 
SUMMER SEMESTER 2019
Summer Session A begins April 27
Memorial Day (no classes) May 27
Last day for class withdrawal from Session A courses May 31
Summer Session A ends June 21
Summer Session B begins June 22
Independence Day observed (no classes) July 4
Last day for class withdrawal from Session B courses July 26
Summer graduation application deadline August 1
Summer Session B ends August 16
Grades due August 20