Online Guide for Course Planning + Registration

The links below can assist you with:

  • understanding Sage requirements
  • choosing courses
  • navigating on-line registration

Students are responsible for knowing and understanding the College Catalog (academic policies), major and degree requirements. You will be aided in this process by the Office of Academic Advising and the help of your faculty advisor.

Click Here to Access a SageAdvisor Tutorial

Current Russell Sage Students

Advising for current students will begin on October 24th  and spring 2017 registration will begin the week of November 7th, by class year.  Be sure to meet with your academic advisor to discuss your potential course schedule and so they can clear you.  Click on the link below for important deadlines and information.

Advising Links for Spring 2017 Registration

New Russell Sage Students

New students admitted for spring 2017 will be contacted via their Sage email account beginning in late November with important advising and registration information.  In addition, all new students will have an opportunity to meet in person with faculty in their department at a new student orientation session on:

  • Friday, January 13, 2017

Please be sure to check your Sage email account often for important updates about these and other events.  Please feel free to email the RSC Advising Office ([email protected]), with any questions about advising and registration.  New Students can click the link below for a checklist that includes links and important dates to assist them in advising and registration and preparing for the Spring 2017 semester.

New RSC Student Checklist for Spring 2017

Academic Information & Course Planning Links

Registration Links

Important Dates

Session II & IIIJuly 5
Session II & III Classes EndAugust 11
Session II & III Grades DueAugust 15
Computer Maintenance WindowAugust 19 - 26
Fall Semester Classes BeginAugust 29
Last day to Add/Drop a courseSeptember 2
Labor Day: College ClosedSeptember 5
Roster ReconciliationSeptember 9
December Graduation Applications DueOctober 3
October Travel and Study DaysOctober 8-11
Columbus Day: College ClosedOctober 10
 College Open. No Classes.October 11
SCA Mid-term Grades DueOctober 18
RSC Early Warnings DueOctober 18
Advising Begins (Tentative)October 24
Registration opens (Tentative)November 7
Last Day to Withdraw from Class (RSC/SCA)November 18
Last Day to Opt for Pass/Fail OptionNovember 18
Thanksgiving BreakNovember 23- November 27
Last Class Day (RSC/SCA)December 9
Reading Day (RSC/SCA)December 12
RSC WORLD ConferenceDecember 12
Final Exams (RSC/SCA)December 13-16
Last Class Day/Exam (SPCE/SGS)December 16
Fall Grades DueDecember 20
Martin Luther King Day: Offices ClosedJanuary 16
Spring Semester Classes BeginJanuary 17
Last day to Add/Drop a courseJanuary 24
Filing Deadline for May GraduationFebruary 15
SCA Mid-term Grades DueMarch 7
RSC Early WarningsMarch 7
Spring BreakMarch 4-12
Advising BeginsMarch 13
Registration OpensMarch 27
Last Day to Withdraw from Class (RSC/SCA)April 7
Last Day to Opt for Pass/Fail OptionApril 7
Research Symposium (No Undergraduate Classes)April 26
Last Class Day (RSC/SCA)April 28
SGS Research SymposiumApril 29
RSC WORLD ConferenceMay 1
Reading Day (RSC/SCA)May 1
Final Exams (RSC/SCA)May 2-5
Last Class Day/Exam (SPCE/SGS)May 8
Graduating Student Grades DueMay 9 (Noon)
Baccalaureate CeremoniesMay 12
CommencementMay 13
All other grades dueMay 15 (5:00 pm)