Jul 29, 2021  
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Rivier Academic Catalog

Academic Calendar


 ACADEMIC CALENDAR 2020-2021  

 

FALL SEMESTER 2020 September 8 - December 18
Mon-Fri August 24-September 4 Family Nurse Practitioner On Campus Intensives
Monday    September 7 Labor Day - No classes
Tuesday  September 8 Academic Convocation
Tuesday    September 8 Term 1 (7 week classes) and 14 week
    Professional Studies/Online/Graduate/Doctorate classes begin
Wednesday          September 9 Classes begin for 14 Week Day
Monday                September 14 End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 (7 week classes) 5pm
Tuesday                September 15 End of Add/Drop period for 14 week classes 5pm
Monday               October 5 Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 1 (7 week classes)
Monday                October 5 Final day to complete “I” from Summer 2020
Monday                October 12 Columbus Day - No meeting for 14 week Day classes
    Term I (7 week classes) and 14 week
    Professional Studies/Online/Graduate/Doctorate classes meet
Tues-Mon October 20-26 Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Friday October 23 MIDTERM GRADES DUE for all 14 week undergraduate classes
Wednesday  October 28 Term 2 (7 week classes) begin
Friday                   October 30 Final Grades due for Term 1 (7 week classes) 12:00pm
Tuesday November 3 End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes) 5pm
Tuesday       November 17 Final date to withdraw “W” from 14 week classes
Tuesday  November 24 Final date to complete “I” from Term 1 (7 week classes)
Tuesday   November 24 Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 2 (7 week classes)
Tuesday November 24 Face‐to‐face classes will conclude end of day, and all instruction will be delivered
remotely for the remainder of the semester from Monday, November 30 through
Friday, December 18
Thur-Fri November 26-17 Thanksgiving - University offices closed
Monday November 30 Intent to Graduate January 2021 due
Monday                  December 14  14 week classes end
Mon-Fri  December 14-18 Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes)
Tues-Fri  December 15-18 Final Exams for 14 week
    Day/Professional Studies/Online/Graduate/Doctorate
Saturday December 19 Inclement weather make up final exams
Tuesday                December 22 Final grades due for all classes 12:00pm
Tuesday                               December 22 University offices close for Christmas Break
SPRING SEMESTER 2021 JANUARY 25 - MAY 7
Monday January 4                  University offices reopen
Mon-Fri January 4-15 Family Nurse Practitioner On Campus Intensives
Monday  January 18 Martin Luther King Day
Tuesday January 19 International Student Orientation begins
Monday   January 25 All classes begin
Friday  January 29 Add/Drop period for all classes ends at 5 p.m.
Monday February 1   Intent to Graduate for May due
Friday February 19  Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 1 (7 week classes)
Friday February 19  Final day to complete “I” from Fall ‘19
Monday March 8 Make up day for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Tues-Mon March 9-15 Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Friday      March 12 MIDTERM GRADES DUE for 14 week undergraduate classes
Friday  March 19 Final Grades due for Term 1 (7 week classes) 12:00pm
Friday     March 19 Term 2 (7 week classes) begin
Friday March 26 End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes) 5pm
Thursday April 1 Easter recess begins: No meeting for 14 week
    Day/Professional Studies/Online/Graduate/Doctorate classes
    Term 2 (7 week classes) will meet
Friday                   April 2 Good Friday - no classes
Sunday April 4 Easter Sunday
Monday April 5 Classes resume
Friday April 9 Final date to withdraw “W” from 14 week classes
Friday April 16 Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 2 (7 week classes)
Friday April 16 Final day to complete “I” from Term 1(7 week classes)
Monday  May 3 14 week Day classes end
Mon-Fri  May 3-7 Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes) 
Tues-Fri May 4-7 Final Exams for 14 week Prof. Studies/Online/Graduate/Doctorate classes
Tues-Fri May 4-7 Final Exams for 14 week Day classes
Saturday   May 8  Inclement weather make up day
Tuesday     May 11 Final grades due for all classes 12:00pm
Sunday May 16  Commencement
SUMMER SEMESTER May 17 - August 19
Term 1 (7 week format) May 17- July 1
Monday May 17      Classes begin
Friday  May 21 End of Add/Drop period for Term 1 - 7 week classes 5pm
Monday  May 31 Memorial Day - no classes held
Friday    June 4 Make up day for Monday (5/31) classes
Friday            June 11 Final date to withdraw “W” from Term 1 (7 week classes)
Friday            June 11 Final date to complete “I” from Spring 2021
Mon-Thurs June 28 - July 1 Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Term 1 (7 week classes)
Tuesday        July 6 Final grades due - 12:00pm
Term 2   (7 week format) July 2 - August 19
Friday July 2 Classes begin
Monday July 5 Independence Day observed - no classes held
Friday July 9 End of Add/Drop period for Term 2 (7 week classes) 5pm
Friday July 9 Make-up day for Monday (7/5) classes
Friday July 30 Final date to complete “I” from Summer-Term 1
Friday July 30 Final date to withdraw from any Term 2 classes
Friday                 July 30 Intent to Graduate for September 2 due
Mon- Thurs Aug 16 - 19 Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Term 2 (7 week classes) 
Tuesday    August 24 Final grades due - 12:00pm
Summer Long format   May 17 - August 19
Monday     May 17 Classes begin
Friday       May 21  End of Add/Drop period 5pm
Monday    May 31 Memorial Day - no classes held
Friday      June 4 Make-up day for Monday (5/31) classes
Monday July 5 Independence Day observed - no classes held
Friday  July 9 Make-up day for Monday (7/5) classes
Friday      July 23 Final date to withdraw from any Summer Long class
Mon- Thurs Aug 16 - 19 Final Class meeting/Final Exams for Summer Long 
Tuesday August 24 Final grades due - 12:00pm