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Fall 2012 - Important Dates & Deadlines

 

Semester Start & End Dates
(Full Semester & All other Sessions)
8/24/2012 -12/14/2012
Registration Starts 3/1/2012
Breaks & Holidays Labor Day: 9/1 to 9/3 - no classes
Thanksgiving Holiday: 11/19-11/25 - no classes
Schedule of Classes Usually available online about two weeks
prior to start of registration.
Exam Dates

Important Dates by Session

Choose your session: 1A12A |1B | 1L | 2 | 6 | 6A | 6B | 6C | 6D | 8 | I | L | M | SS | SS1 | SS2 | Pharmacy (PH) 


online = Online  in person= In Person   by FAX= by Fax

Session 2 - Full Semester (16 weeks)

Begin Date: 8/24/2012  
End Date: 12/14/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 8/17/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 8/31/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 9/6/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
10/29/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 8/30/2012  100% Refund online in person by FAX
  8/31/2012 to 9/6/2012 75% Refund  in person by FAX
  9/7/2012 to 9/13/2012 50% Refund  in person by FAX
  9/14/2012 to 9/20/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
  09/21/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 12/20/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 1219/2012.

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Session 8 - Online (12 weeks)

Begin Date: 9/10/2012  
End Date: 12/7/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 9/4/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 9/17/2012 Instructor permission to enter is not required, but registration must be completed in person after 9/17/2012
Pass/Fail / Audit 9/27/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
10/29/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 9/17/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  9/18/2012 to 9/24/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  9/25/2012 to 10/1/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
  10/2/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 12/20/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/19/2012.

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Session 1A - First Half (8 weeks)

Begin Date: 8/24/2012  
End Date: 10/18/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 8/17/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 8/30/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 8/30/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
9/27/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 8/30/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  8/31/2012 to 9/6//2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  9/7/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online  10/24/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 10/23/2012.

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Session 12A - COD 3 + 1 Program (12 Weeks)

Begin Date: 9/27/2012  
End Date: 12/20/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 9/21/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 10/3/2012

Instructor permission to enter is not required, but registration must be completed in person after 10/3/2012

 

 

Pass/Fail / Audit 10/18/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
11/8/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to10/4/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  10/5/2012 to 10/11/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  10/12/2012 to 10/18/2012 25% Refund  in person by FAX
  10/19/2012 or later   0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online  12/28/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/27/2012.

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Session 1B - Second Half (8 weeks)

Begin Date: 10/19/2012  
End Date: 12/14/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 10/25/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 10/25/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 10/25/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
11/26/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 10/25/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  10/26/2012 to 11/1/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
11/2/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 12/20/2012  Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/19/2012.

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Session 1L - Late Start (13 weeks)

Begin Date: 9/10/2012  
End Date: 12/7/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 9/17/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 9/17/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 9/23/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
11/5/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 9/17/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  9/18/2012 to 9/24/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  9/25/2012 to 10/1/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
10/2/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online  12/20/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/19/2012

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Session M - Music (16 weeks)

Begin Date: 8/24/2012  
End Date: 12/14/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 8/30/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 8/30/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 9/6/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
10/29/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 8/30/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  8/31/2012 to 9/6/2012 75% Refund  in person by FAX
  9/7/2012 to 9/13/2012 50% Refund  in person by FAX
  9/14/2012 to 9/20/2012 25% Refund  in person by FAX
9/21/2012 or later 0% Refund   in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 12/20/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/19/2012.

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Session SS - Saturdays in Schaumburg (16 Saturdays)

Begin Date: 8/25/2012  
End Date: 12/8/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 8/31/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 8/31/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 9/14/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
11/2/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 8/31/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  9/1/2012 to 9/7/2012 75% Refund in person by FAX
  9/8/2012 to 9/14/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  9/15/2012 to 9/21/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
9/22/2012 or later 0% Refund in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 12/14/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/13/2012.

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Session SS1 - Saturdays in Schaumburg (8 Saturdays - early)

Begin Date: 8/25/2012  
End Date: 10/13/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 8/20/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 8/31/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 8/31/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
9/28/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 8/31/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  9/1/2012 to 9/7/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
9/8/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 10/19/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 10/18/2012.

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Session SS2 - Saturdays in Schaumburg (8 Saturdays - late)

Begin Date: 10/20/2012  
End Date: 12/8/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 10/15/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 10/26/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 10/26/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
11/26/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 10/26/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  10/27/2012 to 11/2/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  11/3/2013 or later 0% Refund   in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 12/14/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/13/2012.

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Session 6 - Paralegal Program (16 weeks)

Begin Date: 8/24/2012  
End Date: 12/14/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 8/17/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 8/30/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 9/6/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
10/29/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 8/30/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  8/31/2012 to 9/6/2012 75% Refund in person by FAX
  9/7/2012 to 9/13/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  9/14/2012 to 9/20/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
  9/21/2012 or later 0% Refund in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 12/20/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/19/2012.

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Session 6A - Paralegal Program (12 weeks - early AM)

Begin Date: 8/20/2012  
End Date: 11/12/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 8/27/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 8/27/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 9/3/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
10/8/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 8/27/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  8/28/2012 to 9/4/2012 50% Refund  in person by FAX
  9/5/2012 to 9/10/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
  9/11/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 11/17/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 11/16/2012.

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Session 6D - Paralegal Program (12 weeks - late AM)

Begin Date: 11/12/2012  
End Date: 2/2/2013
Late Registration Fee Starts 11/5/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 11/26/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 11/26/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
1/7/2013  
Refund Schedule Registration to 11/26/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  11/27/2012 to 12/3/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  12/4/2012 to 12/10/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
  12/11/2012 or later 0% Refund in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 2/8/2013 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 2/7/2013.

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Session 6C - Paralegal Program (8 weeks - early AM)

Begin Date: 9/10/2012  
End Date: 11/4/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts 9/4/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 9/17/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 9/17/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
10/15/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 9/17/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  9/18/2012 to 9/24/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  9/25/2012 or later 0% Refund   in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 11/10/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 11/9/2012.

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Session 6B - Paralegal Program (9 weeks - late AM)

Begin Date: 11/13/2012  
End Date: 1/14/2013
Late Registration Fee Starts 9/4/2012  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 11/26/2012 Written instructor approval is required to add any class after it has met once.
Pass/Fail / Audit 11/26/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
12/21/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 11/26/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  11/27/2012 to 12/3/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  12/4/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 1/23/2013 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 1/22/2013.

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Session L - GuIDE (16 weeks)

Begin Date: 8/24/2012  
End Date: 12/14/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts n/a  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 9/20/2012  
Pass/Fail / Audit 10/5/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
10/29/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 9/27/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
  9/28/2012 to 10/4/2012 75% Refund in person by FAX
  10/5/2012 to 10/11/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
  10/12/2012 to 10/18/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
10/19/2012 or later 0% Refund  in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 12/20/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/19/2012.

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Session I - Independent Study (16 weeks)

Begin Date: 8/24/2012  
End Date: 12/14/2012
Late Registration Fee Starts n/a  
Last Day to Register or add a class: 10/29/2012  
Pass/Fail / Audit Contact the Registrar  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
Contact the Registrar  
Refund Schedule Contact the Registrar Credit/Refund periods vary.
Grades Available Online 12/20/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 12/19/2012.

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Session PH - Pharmacy (11 weeks)

Begin Date: 9/4/2012  
End Date: 11/16/2012  
Last Day to Withdraw
(for a W-Grade)
10/22/2012  
Refund Schedule Registration to 9/10/2012 100% Refund online in person by FAX
   9/11/2012 to 9/17/2012 50% Refund in person by FAX
   9/18/2012 to 9/24/2012 25% Refund in person by FAX
   9/25/2012 or later 0% Refund in person by FAX
Grades Available Online 11/27/2012 Grades are due from the instructors by 2:00PM on 11/26/2012.

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Refund Schedule

If you withdraw from a course but your remaining number of credit hours for the semester still qualifies you as a full time student, you will not get any tuition refund/credit.

Full time status:

  • 12 - 18 SH for undergraduates (All Colleges)
  • 9 - 12 SH for graduate and doctoral students (non CCPA)
  • 9 - 13 SH for graduate students in College of Performing Arts

The following fees are not refundable:

  • General Fee: $125 (undergraduate students) / $150 (graduate students)
  • Student Activity Fee: $25

During the 100% tuition refund/credit period no grade will be posted to student's record. Beginning the day on which the tuition refund/credit other than a 100% starts a "W" grade will be recorded.

Grade Availability

In general, grades are due from instructors 5 days after the end of session. For shorter sessions (for example 5 or 6 day session) the grades are due 10 days after their end. If the due date falls on the weekend or holiday the deadline will be moved forward. Next day after the grades are due from instructors, Office of the Registrar posts them on RU Access.

The total number of credits earned, term GPA, and academic standing are not calculated immediately. Some calculations need to take place, before the total number of credits earned, term GPA, and academic standing can be recalculated.

Requests for official transcripts with the current semester grades posted, will be put on hold until the last step of the grading process is completed and the total number of earned credit hours, GPA, and academic standing are updated.