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Intersession and Summer Terms

The new RIT calendar will consist not only of two fifteen-week semesters, but also an optional three-week January intersession and a ten-week summer term.

You can view the 2013-14 calendar here: http://www.rit.edu/conversion/media/documents/AcademicCalendar2013_2014.pdf

The optional January intersession will provide students the opportunity to:

  • engage in research projects with faculty;
  • participate in abbreviated study abroad experiences;
  • catch up or get ahead with required courses;
  • take unique electives and co-curricular courses.

A committee of faculty, staff, and students is currently working out the details of the 2013-2014 intersession. Further information about the intersession and summer terms will be posted as it is available.