Summer Here Planning

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After completing their sophomore year, students arrive back on campus to take on a full semester of studies while preparing for their semester away.

Arch Registration

Students begin registering for their Arch summer term during the month of March. It is recommended that all students consult with their Academic Advisor before registering for classes. All students must register for 12 credit hours or more to be considered Full Time Equivalent (FTE).

Summer 2023 course offerings

Summer 2024 Course Offerings - Available Spring 2024

Arch Planning Workshops

Students can engage in Arch planning workshops every spring term before summer to develop their plans for summer and semester away. Different campus constituents will be present for students to ask specific questions about their Arch plans. 

Spring 2024 Workshop Schedule - Available January 8, 2024

On-Campus Housing & Housing Selection Process

During The Arch, students are required to live on campus for the summer after your sophomore year.

Student Living and Learning will communicate important information regarding housing selections, storing belongings, and move-in details for the summer. 

If you have any questions regarding the on-campus experience, please email


Summer 2024 Housing Information | Housing Selection Process

January 22: General Arch housing information sent to students

January 29: Arch housing applications open

March 15: Arch housing application closes

March 27: Arch Assignments Released (via RPI Email)

April 8: Spring closing email sent (w/ general ARCH move-in information)

May 5: Arch move-in information (detail) sent

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