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Information for:

Spring 2012 Academic Calendar

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Wednesday, January 4, 2012 Deadline: Tuition due for all students

Monday, January 9, 2012

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

Monday - Friday,
January 9 - 13, 2012

Spring Registration Continues: Registration continues for undergraduate, graduate, and visiting students

Friday, January 13, 2012

Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit final grades to resolve "Other" (OT) grades for courses taken in Fall 2011

Monday, January 16, 2012

MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. DAY (HOLIDAY - NO SCHEDULED CLASSES)

Friday, January 20, 2012

Deadline: Last day to complete late registration
Deadline: Last day to add courses (Please go to ESTHERexternal_link to add courses)
Deadline: Last day to adjust variable credit for courses online via ESTHERexternal_link
Deadline: Last day to designate a credit course as "Audit" or vice versa
Deadline: Last day to convert a “Pass/Fail” to an earned letter grade for courses taken in Fall 2011
Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit final grades to resolve “Incompletes” (INC) grades for courses taken in Fall 2011
Deadline: Last day for part-time students to receive a refund for tuition
Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 100% refund of tuition and fees

Friday, January 27, 2012 Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 70% refund of tuition
Friday, February 3, 2012 Deadline: Last day anticipated aid for Spring shows as credit on student accounts
Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 60% refund of tuition

Friday, February 10, 2012

Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 50% refund of tuition

Friday, February 17, 2011 Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 40% refund of tuition

Friday, February 24, 2012

Deadline: Last day to drop courses (Please go to ESTHERexternal_link to drop courses)
Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit Mid-Semester Grades for first-year undergraduate students online via ESTHERexternal_link 
Deadline: College course plans due to Dean of Undergraduates office for Fall 2012
Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 30% refund of tuition
Deadline: Last day to file an application for a May degree conferral with the Office of the Registrar (Graduate Students only)
Deadline: Last day to file the following in the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May degree conferral:

  • Thesis master's candidacy petitions
  • Certification of non-thesis master's
  • Form for candidacy master's
  • Ph.D. candidacy petitions

Saturday-Sunday,
February 25 - March 4, 2012

SPRING BREAK (NO SCHEDULED CLASSES)

Thursday, March 1, 2012 Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit textbook orders for Summer 2012 to bookstore@rice.edu
Friday, March 9, 2012 Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 20% refund of tuition

Friday, March 16, 2012

Deadline: Last day to withdraw with a 10% refund of tuition

Thursday - Friday,
March 22-23, 2012

MIDTERM RECESS (NO SCHEDULED CLASSES)

Friday, March 23, 2012 Deadline: Last day to designate a course status to "Pass/Fail" option
Deadline: Last day for sophomores to file majors with the Office of the Registrar
Deadline: Last day to drop courses (for Fall 2011 undergraduate matriculants (1st yr/2nd sem) only) - students must go to the Office of the Registrar by 5:00 PM
Friday, March 30, 2012 Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit textbook orders for Fall 2012 to bookstore@rice.edu
Monday, April 2, 2012 Deadline: Last day to complete financial aid applications for Spring 2012
Thursday, April 5, 2012 Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit Fall semester classroom and lab software requests to edtech@rice.edu

Sunday, April 8, 2012

Fall Registration Begins: Fall 2012 registration begins for currently enrolled undergraduate, graduate and fifth-year students

Monday, April 9, 2012 Deadline: Last day to complete loan applications for Spring 2012
Friday, April 13, 2012 Deadline: Last day to register for Fall 2012 by 5:00 PM without a Late Registration Fee

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Late Registration Begins: Continuing students that have not registered for any classes are charged a Late Registration Fee to add classes

Monday, April 16, 2012 Deadline: Last day for returning students to submit financial aid applications for 2012-2013

Friday, April 20, 2012

LAST DAY OF CLASSES
Deadline:
Last day to drop courses (for Spring 2012 undergraduate matriculants only) - students must go to the Office of the Registrar by 5:00 PM
Deadline: Last day to submit theses in the Office of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies for May degree conferral by 12:00 noon

Saturday - Tuesday
April 21 - 24, 2012

STUDY DAYS - NO EXAMS

Wednesday - Wednesday,
April 25 - May 2, 2012

Final examinations for all undergraduate courses

Friday, May 4, 2012

Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit Final Grades for all degree candidates online via ESTHERexternal_link by 5:00 PM

Monday, May 7, 2012

Deadline (May 2012 Undergraduate Degree Candidates only): Last day to convert a “Pass/Fail” to an earned letter grade for courses taken in Spring 2012 by 12:00 noon

Saturday, May 12, 2012

NINETY NINTH COMMENCEMENT

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit Final Grades for all non-graduating students online via ESTHERexternal_link by 5:00 PM

Friday, May 18, 2012 Deadline: Last day for graduate students to submit financial aid applications for 2012-2013

Friday, June 8, 2012

Deadline: Last day for instructors to submit final grades to resolve "Other" (OT) grades for courses taken in Spring 2012

 

 

 


Last Revised : July 10, 2012