Academic Calendar Fall 2017

Important Academic Dates

Certain classes meet outside of the regular semester dates. Drop and withdrawal dates vary for each of these classes, depending on the starting date and the length of the class. See individual course listings in the Schedule for drop and withdrawal dates. Courses are subject to change without notice. Please check the Catalog for the most current course listings.

Fall 2017 Registration begins

April 3

15-week Weekend classes begin

August 18

Last day to add a 15-week class (without instructor approval)

August 20

15-week session begins* (other classes begin throughout the fall)

August 21

7.5-week Accelerated Session I begins

August 21

Students can access 14-week RRCC Online classes

August 21

14-week RRCC Online classes begin

August 28

Last day to drop 7.5 week Accelerated Session I courses and initiate a tuition refund

August 28

Deadline for credit/audit changes for 15-week classes

September 6

Last day to drop 15-week classes and initiate a tuition refund

September 6

Last day to drop 14-week RRCC Online classes and initiate a tuition refund

September 13

7.5-week Accelerated Session II begins (October 12 - December 12)

October 12

Last day to drop 7.5-week Accelerated Session II classes and initiate a tuition refund

October 20

Last day to withdraw from 15-week classes

November 14

Last day to withdraw from 14-week RRCC Online classes

November 16

Fall session ends

December 12

Full-term Fall grades are due

December 17

Terminology

  • Drop a class – The last day a student can remove him/herself from a class without having to pay for the class and without the class showing on his/her permanent student record.
  • Withdraw from a class – The last day a student can remove him/herself from a class and receive a “W” for the class instead of a grade. The student is responsible for payment.

College Events

Fall 2017 Registration begins

April 3

New Student Welcome Night (Lakewood campus)

August 15

International Student Orientation

August 17

No classes after 5:00 p.m.

September 1

No classes; Labor Day Weekend (both campuses closed)

September 2–4

Application deadline for Fall Graduation

September 6

Deadline to petition for residency reclassification

September 6

No classes; All-College Development Day

October 17

Spring 2018 Registration begins

November 6

No classes; Fall Break (Lakewood and Arvada campus open)

November 20–22

No classes; Fall Break (Arvada campus open)

November 20-22

Thanksgiving Holiday (both campuses closed)

November 23-26

Payment Dates Information

Fall payment plan opens

July 1

Tuition payment due for Fall semester

September 6

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances that are not on a payment plan
(regardless of when the class starts)

September 7

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

October 2

Holds placed on accounts with outstanding balances

October 21

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

November 2

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

December 4

Final tuition payment due for Fall

December 12