Academic Calendar - Spring 2018

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.

Spring 2018 Registration begins

November 6, 2017

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

January 15, 2018

15-week classes begin (Other classes begin throughout the Spring semester)

January 16, 2018

7.5-week Accelerated Session I begins (Jan 16 - Mar 7)

January 16, 2018

Students can access full-term RRCC Online courses

January 16, 2018

15-week Weekend classes begin

January 19, 2018

14-week RRCC Online classes begin

January 23, 2018

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

January 23, 2018

Deadline for credit/audit changes for 15-week classes

January 31, 2018

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

January 31, 2018

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

February 6, 2018

Last day to withdraw from 7.5-week Accelerated Session I classes

February 23, 2018

7.5-week Accelerated Session II begins (Mar 8 - May 8)

March 8, 2018

Last day to drop 7.5-week Accelerated Session II classes

March 15, 2018

Last day to withdraw from 15-week classes (You will be responsible for full payment)

April 13, 2018

Last day to withdraw from 14-week RRCC Online classes

April 18, 2018

Last day to withdraw from 7.5-week Accelerated Session II classes

April 27, 2018

Spring Session ends

May 8, 2018

Full-term Spring grades are due

May 13, 2018

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

Spring 2018 Registration begins

November 6, 2017

International Student Orientation

January 11, 2018

No classes; Martin Luther King Holiday

January 15, 2018

New Student Welcome Night (Lakewood campus)

January 24, 2018

Application deadline for Spring graduation

January 31, 2018

Deadline to petition for residency reclassification

January 31, 2018

No classes; Spring Break

March 26-30, 2018

No classes (both campuses closed)

March 31-April 1, 2018

Summer 2018 Registration begins

April 2, 2018

Fall 2018 Registration begins

April 2, 2018

No classes; All-College Development Day

April 17, 2018

Graduation Ceremony

May 12, 2018

Payment Dates Information

Spring payment plan opens

November 7, 2017

Tuition payment due for Spring semester

January 31, 2018

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

February 1, 2018

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

March 1, 2018

Holds placed on accounts with outstanding balances that are not on a payment plan

March 16, 2018

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

April 2, 2018

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

May 1, 2018

Final tuition payment due for Spring

May 8, 2018