Academic Calendar

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

FALL SEMESTER 2019
Warrior Weekend August 22-25
Residential move in for new students (10am) August 22
Residential move in for continuing students (10am) August 23
Fall Semester/Session A begins
August 24
Academic Convocation August 27
Labor Day (no classes) September 2
Census date for 16 week courses September 6
Last day for class withdrawal for 8 week Session A courses  September 27
Fall graduation application deadline October 1
Fall Break—16 week courses (no class) October 11
Mid-term examinations for 16 week courses October 14-18
Fall Session A ends October 18
Fall Session B begins October 19
Mid-term and Session A grades due  October 22
Last day for class withdrawal for 16 week courses November 1
Last day for class withdrawal for 8 week Session B courses   November 22
Residence halls close  (10am on Nov 24 to 1pm on Dec 1) November 24 - December 1
Thanksgiving Break—16 week courses (no classes) November 25-30
Thanksgiving Break—8 week courses (no classes) November 27-28
Online bookstore open for spring 2020 semester December 2 
Fall Academic Symposium (16 week classes suspended) December 6 
Final examinations for 16 week courses December 9-13
Fall Semester/Session B ends December 13
Fall Commencement December 14
Residence halls close (10am; 5pm for graduating seniors) December 14
Grades due December 17
 
SPRING SEMESTER 2020
Residential move in for new and continuing students (2pm)
January 3
Spring Semester/Session A begins January 11
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (no classes)
January 20
Census date for 16 week courses
January 24
Spring graduation application deadline February 1
Last day for class withdrawal for 8 week Session A courses February 14
Mid-term examinations for 16 week courses March 2-6
Spring Session A ends March 6
Spring Session B begins March 7
Mid-term ans Session A grades due   March 10
Residence halls close  (10am on Mar 7 to 1pm on Mar 15)
March 7-15
Spring Break—16 week courses (no classes) March 9-13
Registration opens for 2020-2021 March 16
Last day for class withdrawal for 16 week courses March 20
Online bookstore opens for summer 2020 semester  March 30 
Last day for class withdrawal for 8 week Session B courses April 10
Spring Academic Symposium (16 week classes suspended) April 24
Easter holiday (no classes)  April 10-11
Final examinations for 16 week courses April 27-May 1
Spring Semester/Session B ends May 1
Spring Commencement May 2
Residence halls close (10am; 5pm for graduating seniors) May 2
Grades due May 5
 
SUMMER SEMESTER 2020
Summer Session A begins May 2
Memorial Day (no classes) May 25
Last day for class withdrawal from 8 week Session A courses June 5
Summer Session A ends June 26
Summer Session B begins June 27
Independence Day observed (no classes) July 3
Last day for class withdrawal from 16 week courses   July 10
Online bookstore opens for fall 2020 semester   July 27
Last day for class withdrawal from Session B courses July 31
Summer graduation application deadline August 1
Summer Session B ends August 21
Grades due August 25