Academic Calendar Fall 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.

Fall 2017 Registration begins

April 2, 2018

15-week Weekend classes begin

August 17, 2018

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

August 19, 2018

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

August 20, 2018

7.5-week Accelerated Session I begins (August  20 – October 10)

August 20, 2018

Students can access full-term online courses

August 20, 2018

14-week RRCC Online classes begin

August 27, 2018

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

August 27, 2018

Deadline for credit/audit changes for 15-week classes

September 5, 2018

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

September 5, 2018

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

September 12, 2018

Last day to withdraw from 7.5-week Accelerated Session I

October 1, 2018

7.5-week Accelerated Session II begins (October 11 - December 11)

October 11, 2018

Last day to drop 7.5-week Accelerated Session II

October 19, 2018

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

November 13, 2018

Last day to withdraw from 14-week RRCC Online classes

November 14, 2018

Last day to withdraw from 7.5-week Accelerated Session II

November 30, 2018

Fall session ends

December 11, 2018

Full-term Fall grades are due

December 16, 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 Dates

Fall 2018 Registration begins

April 2, 2018

New Student Welcome Night (Lakewood campus)

August 14, 2018

International Student Orientation

 

No classes after 5:00 p.m.

August 31, 2018

No classes; Labor Day Weekend (both campuses closed)

September 1–3, 2018

Application deadline for Fall Graduation

September 5, 2018

Deadline to petition for residency reclassification

September 5, 2018

No classes; All-College Development Day

October 16, 2018

Spring 2018 Registration begins

November 5, 2018

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

November 19–25, 2018

Thanksgiving Holiday (both campuses closed)

November 22, 2018

Payment Dates Information

Fall payment plan opens

July 1, 2018

Tuition payment due for Fall semester

September 5, 2018

Tuition payment due for Fall semester - If you register after xxx the due date is the first of the month following registration

September 6, 2018

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances that are not on a payment plan (Due dates are based on when you register and NOT when the class starts)

October 2, 2018

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

October 12, 2018

Holds placed on accounts with outstanding balances

November 2, 2018

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

December 3, 2018

Final tuition payment due for Fall

December 11, 2018