Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Spring 2018

Spring 2018
Event Date(s) Day(s)
Re-enrollment Deadline Dec 15 Fri
Intent to Graduate Activation Period
~Declare Minor Deadline for SP18 Grads – Jan 22
Jan 2-22 Tues-Mon
Leave of Absence Deadline Jan 5 Fri
Arrival of Residence Hall Students Jan 7 Sun
Classes Begin Jan 8 Mon
1Regular Drop Deadline Jan 13-11:59 p.m. (ET) Sat
1Regular Add Deadline Jan 14-11:59 p.m. (ET) Sun
1Late Drop Begins Jan 14 Sun
1Late Registration Begins Jan 15 Mon
Martin Luther King Day – No Classes Jan 15 Mon
Final Exam Conflict Filing Period Feb 12-Mar 2 Mon-Fri
Spring Break—No Classes Mar 4-10 Sun-Sat
1Late Drop Deadline Apr 6-11:59 p.m. (ET) Fri
Withdrawal Deadline Apr 27-5:00 p.m. (ET) Fri
Classes End Apr 27 Fri
Study Days Apr 28-29 Sat-Sun
Final Exams Apr 30-May 3 Mon-Thurs
Penn State Altoona Commencement May 5 Sat
University Park Commencement May 4-6 Fri-Sun

~ Minors must be declared before activating the intent to graduate. Once intent is filed, a minor can no longer be added.

1 These dates apply to full semester courses. Refer to the LionPATH “Schedule - Course Drop Dates” application for further information.

This calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, the University makes every effort to avoid conflict with religious holidays. However, conflicts are sometimes unavoidable. When they occur, efforts are made to make special arrangements for students affected.

Summer 2018

Summer 2018
Event 4-Week Session 1st 6-Week Session 2nd 6-Week Session
Registration Begins Monday, Feb 5 Monday, Feb 5 Monday, Feb 5
Intent to Graduate Filing May 7 – June 15 May 7 – June 15 May 7 – June 15
Classes Begin Monday, May 7 Monday, May 7 Monday, June 25
Drop Deadline Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule
Add Deadline Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule
Late Drop Begins Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule
Late Registration Begins Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule
Memorial Day - No Classes Monday, May 28 Monday, May 28  
Memorial Day Make Up Day Friday, May 11 Friday, May 11  
Independence Day - No Classes     Wednesday, July 4
Independence Day - Make Up Day     Friday, July 6
Late Drop Deadline Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule
Withdrawal Deadline Thursday, May 31 Thursday, June 14 Thursday, August 2
Classes End Thursday, May 31 Thursday, June 14 Thursday, August 2
Final Exams Friday, June 1 Friday, June 15 Friday, August 3

This calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, the University makes every effort to avoid conflict with religious holidays. However, conflicts are sometimes unavoidable. When they occur, efforts are made to make special arrangements for students affected.