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    Rivier University
   
 
  Sep 24, 2017
 
 
    
2015-2016 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Academic Calendar


ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2015-2016     

FALL SEMESTER 2015                            (September 8 - December 18)

Monday               September 7              Labor Day - No classes
Tuesday               September 8              Academic Convocation
Tuesday               September 8              Term 1 (7 Week classes) begin
Tuesday               September 8              14 week classes begin - Professional Studies/Graduate/
                                                                   Doctorate classes
Wednesday        September 9               14 week classes begin - Day
Monday               September 14            End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Tuesday               September 15            End of Add/Drop period for 14 week classes
Friday                   October 2                   Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 1 (7 week classes)
Friday                   October 2                   Final day to complete “I” from Summer ‘15           
Monday               October 12                 Columbus Day - No meeting for 14 week Day classes
                                                                   All Professional Studies/Graduate/Doctorate classes meet
Tues-Mon            October 20-26           Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Wednesday         October 28                 Term 2 (7 week classes) begin
Friday                   October 30                 Final Grades due for Term 1 (7 week classes) 12:00pm
Friday                   October 30                 MIDTERM GRADES DUE for all 14 week undergraduate classes
Tuesday               November 3               End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes)
Tuesday               November 17             Final date to withdraw “W” from 14 week classes
Friday                   November 20             Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 2 (7 week classes)
Wednesday         November 25             Thanksgiving Vacation Begins-Wed. 12:00pm, for all classes
Monday               November 30             Classes Resume
Tuesday               December 1                Intent to Graduate January 2 due
Mon-Fri               December 14-18        Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes)
Monday               December 14             14 week classes end
Tues-Fri                December 15-18       Fall Term Final Exams for 14 week classes
Saturday              December 19             Inclement weather make up all classes final exams
Tuesday               December 22             Final grades due for all classes 12:00pm

SPRING SEMESTER 2016                       (JANUARY 11 - MAY 7)

Monday               January 11                  All classes begin
Friday                   January 15                  End of Add/Drop period for all classes
Monday               January 18                  Martin Luther King Day - No meeting for 14 week classes; 
                                                                   All Term 1 (7 week classes) will meet
Monday               February 1                  Intent to Graduate May 7 due
Friday                   February 5                  Final date to withdraw “W” from a Term 1 (7 week classes)
Friday                   February 5                  Final day to complete “I” from Fall ‘15
Mon-Fri               Feb 22-Feb 26             Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Saturday              February 27                Inclement weather make up day for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Tuesday               March 1                       Final grades due for Term 1 (7 week classes) 12:00pm
Friday                   March 4                       MIDTERM GRADES DUE for 14 week undergraduate classes
Mon-Fri                March 7-11                 Spring Vacation for 14 week classes
Friday                   March 11                    Term 2 (7 week classes) begin

Thursday              March 17                    End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes)
Friday                   March 18                    Final date to withdraw “W” from 14 week classes
Thursday              March 24                    Easter recess begins; no meeting for 14 week classes;
                                                                   Term 2 (7 week classes) will meet
Friday                   March 25                    Good Friday - No classes
Sunday                 March 27                    Easter Sunday
Monday               March 28                    Classes resume
Friday                   April 8                         Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 2 (7 week classes)
Mon-Fri                April 25-29                 Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes) 
Mon-Fri                April 25-29                 Final Exams for 14 week Prof. Studies/Graduate/Doctorate 
                                                                   classes
Monday               April 25                       14 week Day classes end
Tues-Fri                April 26-29                 Final Exams for 14 week Day classes
Saturday              April 30                       Inclement weather make up day for final exams
Tuesday               May 3                          Final grades due for all classes 12:00pm
Saturday              May 7                          Commencement

SUMMER SEMESTER                             (May 16 - August 18)

Term 1 - 7 week format                        5/16 - 6/30

Monday               May 16                        Classes begin
Friday                   May 20                        End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Monday               May 30                        Memorial Day - no classes held
Friday                   June 3                          Make up day for Monday (5/30) classes
Friday                   June 10                        Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 1 (7 week classes)
Mon-Thurs          June 27-June 30         Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Tuesday               July 5                            Final grades due for Term 1 (7 week classes) 12:00pm

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Term 2 - 7 week format                       7/5 - 8/18

Monday               July 4                           Independence Day - No Classes
Tuesday               July 5                           Term 2 (7 week classes) begin
Friday                   July 8                           Make-up day for Monday (7/4) classes
Monday               July 11                         End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes)
Friday                   July 29                         Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 2 (7 week classes)
Mon- Thurs         August 15-18              Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes)
Tuesday               August 23                    Final grades due for Term 2 (7 week classes) 12:00pm

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Summer Long format                             5/16-8/18

Monday               May 16                        Classes begin
Friday                   May 20                        End of Add/Drop period for Summer Long classes
Monday               May 30                        Memorial Day - no classes held
Friday                   June 3                          Make up day for Monday (5/30) classes
Friday                   June 10                        Final date to withdraw “W” from Summer Long classes
Monday               July 4                            Independence Day - no classes held
Friday                   July 8                            Make-up day for Monday (7/4) classes
Mon- Thurs         August 15-18              Final Exams for Summer Long 
Tuesday               August 23                    Final grades due for Summer Long 12:00pm