Academic Calendar Fall 2019

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. Check your detailed student schedule for drop and withdrawal dates. Courses are subject to change without notice. Please check the Catalog for the most current course listings.

Fall 2019 Registration begins

April 1, 2019

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

August 18, 2019

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

August 19, 2019

7.5-week Accelerated Session I begins (August  19 – October 09)

August 19, 2019

Students can access full-term online courses

August 19, 2019

14-week RRCC Online classes begin

August 26, 2019

Last day to drop 7.5-week Accelerated Session I courses and to not be responsible for tuition and fee charges

August 26, 2019

Deadline for credit/audit changes for 15-week classes

September 4, 2019

Last day to drop 15-week classes and to not be responsible for tuition and fee charges

September 4, 2019

Last day to drop 14-week RRCC Online classes and to not be responsible for tuition and fee charges

September 11, 2019

Last day to withdraw from 7.5-week Accelerated Session I

September 30, 2019

7.5-week Accelerated Session II begins (October 10 - December 10)

October 10, 2019

Last day to drop 7.5-week Accelerated Session II

October 18, 2019

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

November 12, 2019

Last day to withdraw from 14-week RRCC Online classes

November 13, 2019

Last day to withdraw from 7.5-week Accelerated Session II

November 22, 2019

Fall session ends

December 10, 2019

Full-term Fall grades are due

December 15, 2019

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 2019 Registration begins

April 1, 2019

New Student Welcome Night (Lakewood campus)

August 13, 2019

International Student Orientation

TBD

No classes after 5:00 p.m.

August 30, 2019

No classes; Labor Day Weekend (both campuses closed)

August 31 - September 2, 2019

Application deadline for Fall Graduation

September 4, 2019

Deadline to petition for residency reclassification

September 4, 2019

No classes; All-College Development Day

October 29, 2019

Spring 2020 Registration begins

November 4, 2019

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

November 25-29, 2019

Thanksgiving Holiday (both campuses closed)

November 28, 2019

Both Campuses closed: Winter Break December 25, 2019 - January 1, 2020

Payment Dates Information

Due dates are based on when you register and NOT when the class starts.  If you register after the full term drop date, payment is due the 5th of the month following registration. 

Fall payment plan opens (No down payment required)

July 1, 2019

Payment Due Date - Failure to pay your bill in full or set up an alternative payment arrangement (NBS Payment Plan, Financial Aid, or Third-Party) will result in late fee assessment. 

September 4, 2019

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances 

September 5, 2019

Last day to sign up for the payment plan without a down payment

September 9, 2019

Payment Due Date (Balances incurred in previous month)

October 5, 2019

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

October 7, 2019

Holds placed on accounts with outstanding balances and not on a payment plan 

October 21, 2019

Payment Due Date (Balances incurred in previous month) November 5, 2019
Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances November 6, 2019
Last day to sign up for the payment plan (Down payment required) November 8, 2019
Final Payment Due Date December 10, 2019
Accounts with outstanding balances will be subject to collection action  December 11, 2019
If you have signed up for the payment plan and it becomes deliquent a hold will be placed on your account and any future registrations will be dropped.