Academic Calendar

Academic Calendar

Spring 2017

Penn State Altoona Academic Calendar - Spring Semester
Event Date(s) Day(s)
Intent to Graduate Activation Period Jan 2-23 Mon-Mon
Leave of Absence Deadline Jan 6 Fri
Arrival of Residence Hall Students Jan 8 Sun
Classes Begin Jan 9 Mon
1 Regular Drop Deadline Jan 14 Sat
1 Regular Add Deadline Jan 15 - 8 a.m. Sun
1 Late Drop Begins Jan 15 Sun
1 Late Registration Begins Jan 16 Mon
Martin Luther King Day – No Classes Jan 16 Mon
Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Filing Period Jan 19-30 Thurs-Mon
Final Exam Conflict Filing Period Feb 13-Mar 3 Mon-Fri
Spring Break—No Classes Mar 6-11 Mon-Sat
1 Late Drop Deadline Apr 7 Fri
Declare Minor Deadline for SP17 Grads Apr 7 Fri
Withdrawal Deadline Apr 28 Fri
Classes End Apr 28 Fri
Study Days Apr 29-30 Sat-Sun
Final Exams May 1-4 Mon-Thurs
Penn State Altoona Commencement May 6 Sat
University Park Commencement May 5-7 Fri-Sun

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 2017

Penn State Altoona Academic Calendar - Summer Semester
Event 4-Week Session 1st 6-Week Session 2nd 6-Week Session
Registration Begins Friday, Feb 3 Friday, Feb 3 Friday, Feb 3
Intent to Graduate Filing May 8 – June 16 May 8 – June 16 May 8 – June 16
Classes Begin Monday, May 8 Monday, May 8 Monday, June 26
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 29 Monday, May 29  
Memorial Day Make Up Day Friday, May 19 Friday, May 19  
Independence Day - No Classes     Tuesday, July 4
Independence Day Make Up Day     Friday, July 7
Late Drop Deadline Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule Refer to your Schedule
Withdrawal Deadline Thursday, June 1 Thursday, June 15 Thursday, August 3
Classes End Thursday, June 1 Thursday, June 15 Thursday, August 3
Final Exams Friday, June 2 Friday, June 16 Friday, August 4

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.