Academic Calendar - Spring 2021

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 2021 Registration begins

November 2, 2020

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

January 18, 2021

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

January 19, 2021

7.5-week Accelerated Session I begins (January 19, 2021 – March 10, 2021)

January 19, 2021

Students can access full-term RRCC Online courses

January 19, 2021

14-week RRCC Online classes begin

January 25, 2021

Last day to drop 7.5-week Accelerated Session I classes.  After this date you will be responsible for full payment. 

January 26, 2021

Deadline for credit/audit changes for 15-week classes

February 3, 2021

Last day to drop 15-week classesAfter this date you will be responsible for full payment.

February 3, 2021

Last day to drop 14-week RRCC Online classes. After this date you will be responsible for full payment.

February 8, 2021

Last day to withdraw from 7.5-week Accelerated Session I

February 26, 2021

7.5-week Accelerated Session II begins (March 11, 2021 – May 11, 2021)

March 11, 2021

Last day to drop 7.5-week Accelerated Session II

March 18, 2021

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

April 19, 2021

Last day to withdraw from 14-week RRCC Online classes

April 21, 2021

Last day to withdraw from 7.5-week Accelerated Session II

April 30, 2021

Spring Session ends

May 11, 2021

Full-term Spring grades are due

May 16, 2021

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

Spring 2021 Registration begins

November 2, 2020

International Student Orientation

TBD

No classes; Martin Luther King Holiday

January 18, 2021

Virtual Welcome Night 4:00-6:00pm Click here for full details.

January 14, 2021

Deadline to petition for residency reclassification

February 3, 2021

Application deadline for Spring graduation

February 3, 2021

No classes; Spring Break

March 29-April 4, 2021

Summer 2021 Registration begins

April 5, 2021

Fall 2021 Registration begins

April 5, 2021

No classes; All-College Development Day

April 20, 2021

Graduation Ceremony

May 15, 2021

Payment Dates

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

Spring payment plan opens (No down payment required)

November 4, 2020

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

February 3, 2021

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

February 4, 2021

Last day to sign up for the payment plan without a down payment February 8, 2021

Payment Due Date (Balances incurred in previous month)

March 5, 2021

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances

March 6, 2021

Last day to sign up for payment plan (Down payment required)

March 9, 2021

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

March 19, 2021

Payment Due Date (Balances incurred in previous month)

April 5, 2021

Late fees added to accounts with outstanding balances 

April 6, 2021

Final Payment Due Date

May 11, 2021

Accounts with outstanding balances will be subject to collection action

 

If you have signed up for the payment plan and it becomes delinquent, a hold will be placed on your account and any future registrations will be dropped. 

May 12, 2021