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    Rivier University
   
 
  Dec 12, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Academic Calendar


 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2017-2018   

FALL SEMESTER 2017         (September 5 - December 15)

 

Monday

September 4

Labor Day - No classes

Tuesday

September 5

Academic Convocation

Tuesday

September 5

Term 1 (7 Week classes) begin

Tuesday

September 5

14 week classes begin - Professional Studies/Graduate/Doctorate

Wednesday

September 6

14 week classes begin - Day

Monday

September 11

End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 (7 week classes)

Tuesday

September 12

End of Add/Drop period for 14 week classes

Friday

September 29

Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 1 (7 week classes)

Friday

September 29

Final day to complete “I” from Summer ‘17

Monday

October 9

Columbus Day - No meeting for 14 week Day classes

 

 

All Professional Studies/Graduate/Doctorate classes meet

Tues-Mon

October 17-23

Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)

Wednesday

October 25

Term 2 (7 week classes) begin

Friday

October 27

Final Grades due for Term 1 (7 week classes) 12:00pm

Friday

October 27

MIDTERM GRADES DUE for all 14 week undergraduate classes

Tuesday

October 31             

End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes)

Tuesday

November 14

Final date to withdraw “W” from 14 week classes

Monday

November 20

Final date to complete “I” from Term 1 (7 week classes)

Tuesday 

November 21

Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 2 (7 week classes)

Wednesday

November 22

Thanksgiving Vacation Begins-Wed. 12:00pm, for all classes

Monday

November 27

Classes Resume

Friday

December 1

Intent to Graduate January 2 due

Monday

December 11

14 week classes end

Mon-Fri

December 11-15

Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes)

Tues-Fri

December 12-15

Fall Term Final Exams for 14 week classes

Saturday

December 16

Inclement weather make up all classes final exams

Tuesday

December 19

Final grades due for all classes 12:00pm

Sat-Mon

Dec 23-Jan 1

Christmas Break - University Closed

 

 

 

SPRING SEMESTER 2018     (JANUARY15 - MAY 12)
 

Monday

January 15

Term 1 (7 week classes) begin

Monday

January 15

Martin Luther King Day - all 7 week classes will meet. No meeting for 14 week classes;

Tuesday

January 16

14 week classes begin

Friday

January 19

End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 (7 week classes)

Monday

January 22

End of Add/Drop for 14 week classes

Thursday          

February 1

Intent to Graduate May 12  due

Friday

February 9

Final date to withdraw “W” from a Term 1 (7 week classes)

Friday

February 9

Final day to complete “I” from Fall ‘15

Mon-Fri

Feb 26 Mar 2

Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)

Saturday

March 3

Inclement weather make up day for Term 1 (7 week classes)

Tuesday

March 6

Final grades due for Term 1 (7 week classes) 12:00pm

Mon-Fri

March 5-9

Spring Vacation for 14 week classes

Friday

March16

MIDTERM GRADES DUE for 14 week undergraduate classes

Friday

March 16

Term 2 (7 week classes) begin

Friday               

March 23

End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes)

Thursday          

March 29

Final day to complete “I” from Term 1 (7week classes)

Thursday

March 29

Easter recess begins; no meeting for 14 week classes;

 

 

Term 2 (7 week classes) will meet

Friday

March 30

Good Friday - No classes

Sunday

April 1

Easter Sunday

Monday

April 2

Classes resume

Monday

April 2                      

Final date to withdraw “W” from 14 week classes

Friday

April 13

Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 2 (7 week classes)

Monday April 30 14 week Day classes end

Mon-Fri 

April 30-May 4

Final Class meetings/Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes) 

Mon-Fri

April 30-May 4

Final Exams for 14 week Prof. Studies/Graduate/Doctorate classes

Tues-Fri

May 1-4

Final Exams for 14 week Day classes

Saturday

May 5

Inclement weather make up day for final exams

Tuesday

May 8

Final grades due for all classes 12:00pm

Saturday

May12

Commencement

 

 

 

SUMMER SEMESTER           (May 14 - August 16)
 

Term 1 - 7 week format         5/14  - 6/28

Monday

May 14

Classes begin

Friday

May 19

End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 (7 week classes)

Monday

May 28

Memorial Day - no classes held

Friday

June 1

Make up day for Monday (5/28) classes

Friday

June 8

Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 1 (7 week classes)

Friday

June 8

Final day to complete “I” from Spring ‘17

Mon-Thurs

June 25-June 28

Final class meeting/Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)

Tuesday           

July 3

Final grades due for Term 1 (7 week classes) 12:00pm


Term 2 - 7 week format        7/2 - 8/16

Monday

July 2

Classes begin

Wednesday

July 4

Independence Day - No Classes

Friday

July 6 

Make-up day for Wednesday (7/4) classes

Monday

July 9

End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes)

Friday

July 20

Final date to complete “I” from Summer- Term 1

Friday

July 27

Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 2 (7 week classes)

Wednesday August 1 Intent to Graduate form for September 2 due

Mon-Thurs       

August 13-16

Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes)

Tuesday

August 21

Final grades due for Term 2 (7 week classes) 12:00pm


Summer Long format           5/14 -8/16

Monday

May 14

Classes begin

Friday

May 18

End of Add/Drop period for Summer Long classes

Monday

May 28

Memorial Day - no classes held

Friday

June 1

Make up day for Monday (5/28) classes

Friday

July 20

Final date to withdraw “W” from Summer Long classes

Tuesday

July 4

Independence Day - no classes held

Friday

July 6 

Make-up day for Wednesday (7/4) classes

Mon-Thurs       

August 13-16

Final Exams for Summer Long 

Tuesday

August  21

Final grades due for Summer Long 12:00 pm