Academic calendars are approved by the Faculty Senate. In January 2008 meeting, Faculty Senate approved a system of calendar generation based on formulas, number of days, etc. Beginning with the 2009-10 academic year, Rice's academic calendar has followed this methodology.
Semester-specific academic calendars are also available:
*This is a proposed academic calendar, for planning purposes. At the first meeting of the Faculty Senate each Fall, the proposed academic calendar two years out will be reviewed and approved.
The academic calendar is also available in Google Calendars.
Part of Term Calendars
To view Part of Term Calendars, please visit the
Part of Term Courses page.
Course Syllabus Templates
Rice University's Center for Teaching Excellence has syllabus guidelines and optional, editable syllabi outlines
Academic Department Planning Calendars
The calendars below are provided for academic department planning purposes. The planning calendars provide a timeline of ongoing projects in the Office of the Registrar, as well as, a timeline of when the Office of the Registrar will require departmental assistance.