Academic Calendars

Academic Calendars

FALL 2018
Event Fall Session I Fall Session II
Registration begins for all students Monday, June 4
at 12:00 p.m.
Monday, June 4
at 12:00 p.m.
Intent to graduate 4 August 13 through September 4 August 13 through September 4
Classes begin 1 Monday, August 20 Monday, October 15
Late registration & drop/add period 3 First week of class First week of class
Labor Day Holiday - No classes Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3  
Thanksgiving Holiday - No classes   Monday, November 19 through Sunday, November 25
Late drop – LionPATH Student Center 2, 3 View academic calendar deadlines View academic calendar deadlines
Withdrawal – LionPATH Student Center 3 View academic calendar deadlines View academic calendar deadlines
Classes end Saturday, October 13 Saturday, December 8
Commencement (University Park) 4 Saturday, December 15 Saturday, December 15
SPRING 2019
Event Spring Session I Spring Session II
Registration begins for all students Monday, October 29
at 12:00 p.m.
Monday, October 29
at 12:00 p.m.
Intent to graduate 4 January 2 through January 21 January 2 through January 21
Classes begin 1 Monday, January 7 Monday, March 11
Late registration & drop/add period 3 First week of class First week of class
Martin Luther King Day – No classes Monday, January 21  
Spring Break – No classes Tuesday, February 26 through Sunday, March 10  
Late drop – LionPATH Student Center 2, 3 View academic calendar deadlines

View academic calendar deadlines

Withdrawal – LionPATH Student Center 3

View academic calendar deadlines

View academic calendar deadlines

Classes end Monday, February 25 Saturday, April 27
Commencement (Great Valley) 4 Friday, May 3 Friday, May 3
SUMMER 2019
Event Summer Session I Summer Session II
Registration begins for all students Monday, February 4 Monday, February 4
Intent to graduate 4 May 6 through June 14 May 6 through June 14
Classes begin 1 Monday, May 6 Monday, June 24
Late registration & drop/add period 3 First week of class First week of class
Memorial Day Holiday - No classes Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27  
Independence Day Holiday - No classes   Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4
Late drop – LionPATH Student Center 2, 3 View academic calendar deadlines View academic calendar deadlines
Withdrawal – LionPATH Student Center 3 View academic calendar deadlines View academic calendar deadlines
Classes end Saturday, June 22 Thursday, August 8
Commencement (University Park) 4 Saturday, August 10 Saturday, August 10

 

**These calendars are subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, it is impossible to avoid conflict with some religious holidays. As conflicts arise, efforts are made to make special arrangements for students affected.

Calendar Footnotes

  1. See course listings for actual course start/end dates.
  2. Student action must be with the Registrar's Office
  3. These dates apply only to courses that begin and end as shown.  Contact the Registrar's Office for information on courses with other begin and end dates. Starting with the first day of the class, a tuition penalty may be charged if the course is dropped.
  4. Graduation at Penn State Great Valley is held every spring. See the Spring Academic Calendars for those dates. University Park will mail diplomas to the home addresses.