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RIT Global

AY 2017-2018

Fall (2171)

August 19 – 21 - International Student Move-in and Orientation<
August 22 - 27 - New Student Move-in and Orientation
August 28 - Day, evening and online classes begin
August 28 - First day of Add/Drop period
September 2 - Saturday classes begin
September 4 - Labor Day - University closed
September 5 - Last day of Add/Drop period
September 6 - First day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
October 9-10 - October Break - no classes - University open
November 10 - Last day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
November 22 - No classes - University closes at 2 p.m.
November 23-24 - Thanksgiving Holiday - University closed
November 25 - No Saturday classes
November 27 - Day, evening, and online classes resume
December 2 - Saturday classes resume
December 9 - Last Saturday classes
December 11 - Last day, evening, and online classes
December 12 - Reading Day
Dec. 13,14,15,18,19 - Final exams
December 20 - Residence Halls close
Dec. 20 - Jan. 15 - Break between Fall and Spring Semesters
December 22 - University closes at 2 p.m.
December 23 - Final grades due
Dec. 25 - Jan. 1 - University closed

Spring (2175)

January 8, 2018 - Residence Halls open
January 15 - Martin Luther King Jr. Day - no classes - University open
January 16 - Day, evening, and online classes begin
January 16 - First day of Add/Drop period
January 20 - Saturday classes begin
January 23 - Last day of Add/Drop period
January 24 - First day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
March 11-18 - Spring Break - University open
March 19 - Day, evening, and online classes resume
March 24 - Saturday classes resume
April 6 - Last day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
April 28 - Last Saturday classes
April 30 - Last day, evening, and online classes
May 1 - Reading Day
May 2,3,4,7,8 - Final exams
May 10 - Final grades due
May 11 - Convocation and Commencement ceremonies
May 12 - Commencement ceremonies
May 13 - 16 - Break between Spring Semester and Summer Term

12-week Summer (2178)

May 17 - Day, evening, and online classes begin
May 17 - First day of Add/Drop period
May 19 - Saturday classes begin
May 24 - Last day to Add/Drop classes
May 25 - First day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
May 28 - Memorial Day - University closed
July 4 - Independence Day - University closed
July 18 - Last day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
August 4 - Last Saturday classes
August 8 - Last day, evening, and online classes
August 9 - Reading Day
August 10,13,14 - Final exams
August 15 - 19 - Break between Summer Term and Fall Semester
August 16 - Final grades due

6-week Summer (2178) (1st six weeks)

May 17 - Day, evening, and online classes begin
May 17 - First day of Add/Drop period
May 19 - Saturday classes begin
May 21 - Last day to Add/Drop classes
May 22 - First day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
May 28 - Memorial Day - University closed
June 14 - Last day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
June 23 - Last Saturday classes
June 27 - Last day of classes
June 28, 29 - Final exams
July 2 - Final grades due

6-week Summer (2178) (2nd six weeks)

July 2 - Day, evening, and online classes begin
July 2 - First day of Add/Drop period
July 4 - Independence Day - University closed
July 5 - Last day to Add/Drop classes
July 6 - First day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
July 7 - Saturday classes begin
July 27 - Last day to drop from classes with a grade of "W"
August 8 - Last day, evening, and online classes
August 9 - Reading Day
August 11 - Last Saturday classes
August 10,13,14 - Final exams
August 15 - 19 - Break between Summer Term and Fall Semester
August 16 - Final grades due

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