2016-2017 Academic Year

Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

Fall 2016
Activity Timing
New Faculty Orientation August 1-3
Returning Faculty Report August 8
President’s Convocation/Professional Development Day August 11
Classes Begin (Monday) August 15
End of Add Period (16-week classes) August 19
End of Drop Period (16-week classes) August 26
Course Syllabi Due to Academic Deans and Office of Academic Affairs August 29
Labor Day Holiday September 5
5-Week Course Evaluation of Instruction Administered September 6-9
Spring 2017 Class Schedule Initial Draft sent to Departments for Review/Revision August 22
Spring 2017 Class Schedule Due from Departments to Registrar September 9
Faculty Development and Evaluation Process Begins September 12
2016-2017 University Academic Plan Due to OSRHE September 15
Post Audit Reviews Due to Office of Accountability and Academics September 15
2015-2016 Department Program Assessment Report (SLR’s) Due to Office of Accountability and Academics September 19
8-Week Course Evaluation of Instruction Administered September 19 – October 7
2015-2016 General Education Assessment Report (SLR’s) Due to Office of Accountability and Academics October 3
2015-2016 Developmental Studies Assessment Report (SLR’s) Due to Office of Accountability and Academics October 3
Fall Break October 20-21
Fall Organized Research Grant Proposals Due to Office of Research and Sponsored Programs October 24
Spring 2017 Pre-enrollment Opens for Upperclassmen/Priority Students October 24
Spring 2017 Open Enrollment Begins October 27
Destination RSU November 5
Last Day to Withdraw with a “W” (16-week classes) November 11
16-Week Course Evaluation of Instruction Administered November 14 – December 9
Continuing Spring Adjunct List Due to Academic Affairs November 14
Tenure Applicant List Due to Academic Affairs November 15
Faculty Tenure/Promotion processes begin; deadline to file written request and portfolio with Department Head November 15
Five-year Program Reviews Due to Office of Accountability and Academics November 18
Tenure Commentary Due to Tenure Review Committees November 21
Campus Compact Surveys Due to Office of Accountability and Academics November 21
Thanksgiving Break November 23-25
Summer/Fall 2017 Class Schedule Initial Draft sent to Depts for Review/Revision November 28
2015-2016 University Assessment Report Due to OSRHE (tentative) December 1
Final Exams December 5-9
Fall Semester Ends December 9
Winter Intersession December 12-16, 2016 January 9-13, 2017
Fall 2016 Grades Due (5 pm) December 14
Winter Break December 23, 2016 – January 2, 2017
Spring 2016 
Activity Timing
Spring 2017 Open Enrollment January 3-13
Summer/Fall 2017 Class Schedule Drafts Due from Departments to Registrar  January 13
Faculty Report January 9
Martin Luther King Day Holiday January 16
Classes Begin January 17
End of Add Period (16-week classes) January 23
End of Drop Period (16-week classes) January 30
Course Syllabi Due to Academic Deans and Office of Academic Affairs January 30
Peer Reviews, Assessments of Student Learning Outcomes January-April 2016
5-Week Course Evaluation of Instruction Administered February 6-17
8-Week Course Evaluation of Instruction Administered February 20-March 10
2017-2018 Budget Cycle Begins March 1
Spring Break March 13-17
Spring Organized Research Grant Proposals Due to Office of Research and Sponsored Programs March 24
RSU Early Enrollment FRIDAY March 31
Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 Pre-enrollment Opens for Upperclassmen / Priority Students April 3
Summer 2017 and Fall 2017 Open Enrollment Begins April 6
IDEA Academic Administrator Evaluations April 1-29
2017-2018 Strategic Plans/ Feedback Due to Office of Accountability and Academics (tentative) April 7
Last Day To Withdraw with a “W” (16-week classes) April 15
16-Week Course Evaluation of Instruction Administered April 12 – May 12
Continuing Summer/Fall Adjunct List Due to Academic Affairs April 14
Final Exams May 8-12
Spring Semester Ends May 12
Commencement May 13
May 2017 Intersession May 15-26
Spring 2017 Grades Due (5 pm) May 17
Memorial Day Holiday May 29
Summer Term 2016 June 5-July 28
Summer Term Course Syllabi Due to Academic Deans and Office of Academic Affairs June 30
Independence Day Holiday (observed) July 4
Summer Term 2016 Grades Due August 2

Office of Academic Affairs, August 5, 2016