Fall 2015 Important Dates

Fall Term 16-Week Classes

Classes begin August 31, end December 17

Friday only classes starting 5pm or after begin September 4.
Saturday only classes begin September 5. Sunday only classes begin Sept. 6

Fall Flex-Term Classes

*any class less than 16 weeks in length

Classes start and end at various dates throughout the semester.

Registration Dates for 16-Week Classes

Continuing Students: June 16 – August 26
New, Former, and Transfer Students: June 22 – August 26
Drops and Adds only: August 27 – 28
Drops & Adds for Online Registration: Thursday, August 27 – Sunday, August 30
Saturday Registration, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. August 22

Registration Dates for Flex-Term Classes (any class less than 16 weeks in length)

Continuing Students: June 16 – November 23
New, Former, and Transfer Students: June 22 – November 23
Saturday Registration, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. August 22

Beginning Monday, August 31, 2015 any student in good standing who does not have any restrictions, blocks or holds on their student record can resume registration activities for flex classes that have not met. Students with a GPA less than 2.0 have additional limitations. For additional information, go to richlandcollege.edu/advising.

Probation/Suspension Registration Dates

All students with a GPA1 below a 2.0 must have met with a suspension advisor and be registered for their classes by the dates listed below.

  • Students with a GPA below 2.0 with an existing AV block (students that miss this deadline must contact their advisor)
    No later than Friday, August 7
  • Students with a GPA below 2.0 with no existing AV block
    No later than Friday, August 21
Payment

All payments are due on the date printed on the student’s Registration Summary. Failure to pay will result in your classes being dropped. A student who has applied or received Financial Aid is required to pay from personal resources if aid is not received by the payment due date indicated on the student’s Registration Summary.

Certification Date

For sixteen week classes withdraw:
12th class day – Monday, September 14
For Flex Term and Fast Track drop deadlines, please contact your college office.

Drop Deadlines for 16-Week Classes

Last day to drop without a “W”: Monday, September 14
Last day to drop with a “W”: Thursday, November 19
For Flex Term and Fast Track drop deadlines, please contact your college office.

Drop Deadline for Flex-Term Classes

Last day to drop without a “W”: Varies by length of class – see class syllabus
Last day to drop with a “W”: Varies by length of class – see class syllabus

Refund Dates for 16-Week Classes

Before August 31: 100%
August 31 – September 17: 70%
September 18 – September 23: 25%
September 24: 0%

Refund Dates for Flex-Term Classes

Prior to the first class day 100%
On or after first class day Varies by length of class – see class syllabus. For flex term, fast track and mini-mester classes:
Students must withdraw PRIOR to the first class day to receive a 100% refund. If your class does not start on the first day of the semester and end on the last day of the semester, your refund dates will be different than the ones listed above. Please contact your college office for the refund schedule.

Final Exams for 16-Week Classes

December 11-17

Final Exams for Flex Term Classes

Last class day

Fall Holidays: No Classes

Labor Day: September 7 – Sept. 8 at 6am
Thanksgiving Holiday: November 26 – 30 at 6am
Winter Break: December 24 – January 4, 2016 at 6am

Upcoming Semesters

Winter Term: December 21-23, January 4-14
Spring Term 2016: January 20 – May 12, 2016
May Term 2016: May 13 – June 3, 2016