Registration & Payment Dates

Spring Semester Priority and Open Registration


Priority Registration

Credit Hours Earned Registration Date
32+ November 1 at 9 p.m.
16+ November 2 at 9 p.m.
0 credit hours earned or enrolled in the current semester November 3 at 9 p.m.


Open Registration

November 4 at 9 p.m.: Open Registration for all students

For other important dates you should know, including when classes begin, final exam schedules, dates the college is closed, spring break dates, and more, please see our Academic Calendar.

2016 Spring Semester Dates to Know

What to Know Deadline
Open Registration November 4-January 7
Payment Due December 10 by 6 p.m.
No Registration December 11-14
Registration Reopens December 14 at 9 p.m. (online only)
Waitlisting Ends January 3
Registration Ends January 7 at 6 p.m.
Payment Due January 7 by 6 p.m.
Classes Begin January 9
Add only with instructor permission January 9-19*
Last day to drop for tuition refund January 20 by 6 p.m.
Last day to apply for spring graduation March 1
Spring Recess March 7-12
Grade mailers sent out to notify students “D”, “W” or “F” grade March 21
Last day to “W” withdraw** from class April 8
Final grades due online by 11:59p.m. *** May 15

* - add slips must be signed by the Instructor in order to process in the Records & Registration office

** Withdrawing from class can only be done by the Instructor at mid-term or by the student through the Records & Registration office,  located on the top floor of the Student Center.

*** For those teaching late starting and short term classes, watch your Rock Valley College email and mailboxes for specific dates. If you are unable to enter your grades online, you are required to bring the grades to the Records & Registration office, located on the top floor of the Student Center, in order to have them entered. We are required by the State of Illinois to have a written signature for all grades that are not submitted via Online Services. 

Please call (815) 921-4250 with any questions.