Calendar of Events

April 2014

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Fri, Apr 18

Good Friday

Fri, Apr 18
10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Penn State Altoona History Encampment

Hawthorn Building Outdoors

>> more info

Fri, Apr 18
3:00 pm

Softball vs. D'Youville College

Stewart Athletic Field

Sat, Apr 19
1:00 pm

Baseball at Medaille College

Buffalo, NY

Sat, Apr 19
1:00 pm

Men's Tennis at Bethany College

Bethany, WV

Sat, Apr 19
1:00 pm

Softball vs. Medaille College

Stewart Athletic Field

Sun, Apr 20

Easter Sunday

Mon, Apr 21
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Finding Your Path: Dr. Roland Crevecour

Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge

>> more info

Mon, Apr 21
3:30 pm

Softball at Westminster College

New Wilmington, PA

Tue, Apr 22

Last Day of Passover

Tue, Apr 22
1:00 pm

Baseball at Pitt-Greensburg

Greensburg, PA

Wed, Apr 23

Administrative Professionals Day

Wed, Apr 23
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm
Web site

MCAP Luncheon

Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge

Wed, Apr 23
1:00 pm

Baseball at Juniata College

Huntingdon, PA

Thu, Apr 24
12:00 noon - 1:00 pm

Taikoza Drum Ensemble

Outside the Bookstore by the pond

Join us outside by the bookstore for Taikoza Drum Ensemble from 12PM-1PM! Enjoy music, dance, and great food!

Fri, Apr 25

Arbor Day

Fri, Apr 25
12:30 am

Ivyside Pride Choral Ensemble

Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Ivyside Pride is under the direction of Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber, assistant professor of music at Penn State Altoona. The choral ensemble provides singers with an opportunity to explore different genres

Sat, Apr 26
1:00 pm

Baseball vs. Pitt-Bradford

Stewart Athletic Field

Sat, Apr 26
1:00 pm

Softball at Pitt-Bradford

Bradford, PA

Sat, Apr 26
2:00 pm

Ivyside Pride Choral Ensemble

Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Ivyside Pride is under the direction of Bonnie Cutsforth-Huber, assistant professor of music at Penn State Altoona. The choral ensemble provides singers with an opportunity to explore different genres

Sat, Apr 26
3:30 pm

Men's Tennis vs. Franciscan University - AMCC Tournament, First Round

Westwood Racquet Club - Erie, PA

Sun, Apr 27
11:30 am

AMCC Men's Tennis Championship

Westwood Racquet Club - Erie, PA

Sun, Apr 27
6:00 pm
Web site

Film Series: Oz: The Great and Powerful (2013)

Devorris Downtown Center

Mon, Apr 28

Yom HaShoah

Mon, Apr 28
11:00 am - 12:30 pm

History Department Doughnut Daze

Slep Student Center Fireside

The History department has organized a series of casual get-together for the purpose of drinking coffee, tea, and eating doughnuts while discussing history and career plans.

Mon, Apr 28
2:00 pm

Baseball vs. Penn State Harrisburg

Stewart Athletic Field

Wed, Apr 30
3:00 pm

Softball vs. Penn State Abington

Stewart Athletic Field

Wed, Apr 30
4:00 - 5:00 pm

International Tea Hour

Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge

The last International Tea Hour of this semester! Come join us as we drink tea from around the world and gear up for summer!

May 2014

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Thu, May 1
7:30 pm

Ivyside Dance Ensemble

Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Ivyside Dance Ensemble is a faculty choreographed student dance company. Dance works include modern, jazz, tap and ballet.

Fri, May 2

Classes End

Fri, May 2

Withdrawal Deadline

Fri, May 2
8:45 am - 2:00 pm

Gown Meets Town Student Showcase

Devorris Downtown Center Auditorium and various classrooms

>> more info

Fri, May 2
10:00 am

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: History and Archival Committee meeting

Kazmaier Family Building Conference Room 104

Fri, May 2
7:30 pm

Ivyside Dance Ensemble

Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Ivyside Dance Ensemble is a faculty choreographed student dance company. Dance works include modern, jazz, tap and ballet.

Sat - Sun, May 3 - 4

Study Days

Ends 5/4/14

Sat, May 3
8:00 am

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: Committee Meetings

Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Sat, May 3
10:00 am

Alumni Society Board Meeting Weekend: Board of Directors meeting

Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Sat, May 3
2:30 pm
Web site

University Choir and University Jazz Ensemble

Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Directed by music instructor Kent Martin, both ensembles are comprised of Penn State Altoona students and will perform seasonal selections in a variety of vocal and contemporary big band styles

Mon - Thu, May 5 - 8

Final Exams

Ends 5/8/14

Mon, May 5

Cindo de Mayo

Tue, May 6

Yom Ha'atzmaut

Wed, May 7
12:15 - 1:30 pm

Yeah! Yeah! Yeah!: The evolving Aristry of the Beatles

Misciagna Center Wolf Kuhn Theatre

Penn State Humanities Laureate Kenneth Womack will share insights into the history of the Beatles through a multimedia presentation.

Wed, May 7
3:00 - 4:00 pm

Chancellor and Dean's Chat

Smith Building E104

Fri - Sun, May 9 - 11

University Park Commencement

Ends 5/11/14

Sat, May 10
10:00 am
Web site

Penn State Altoona Commencement

Jaffa Shrine, Altoona

Sun, May 11

Mothers' Day

Sun, May 11
6:00 pm
Web site

Film Series: The Great Escape (1963)

Devorris Downtown Center

Mon, May 12

Classes Begin - 1st 6 Week Session

Mon, May 12

Classes Begin - 4 Week Session

Mon - Fri, May 12 - Jun 20

Intent to Graduate Filing Period

Ends 6/20/14

Tue, May 13

Drop Deadline - 4 Week Session

Wed, May 14

Late Drop Begins - 4 Week Session

Wed, May 14
8:00 am

Add Deadline - 4 Week Session

Thu, May 15

Drop Deadline - 1st 6 Week Session

Thu, May 15

Late Registration Begins - 4 Week Session

Fri, May 16

Blair County Arts Festival Children's Day (Not open to the public)

Fri, May 16

Late Drop Begins - 1st 6 Week Session

Fri, May 16
8:00 am

Add Deadline - 1st 6 Week Session

Sat, May 17

Blair County Arts Festival

Sat, May 17

Late Registration Begins - 1st 6 Week Session

Sat, May 17

Armed Forces Day

Sun, May 18

Blair County Arts Festival

Mon, May 26

Memorial Day - No Classes

Tue, May 27

Isra and Mi'raj

Thu, May 29

Ascension Day

Thu, May 29
4:00 - 5:00 pm
Web site

International Tea Hour

Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge

Come celebrate diversity by attending the FIRST International Tea of the spring semester! The tea merchant, Joe, will be joining us and lecturing on the origins of different teas!

Fri, May 30

Late Drop Deadline - 4 Week Session

Fri, May 30

Memorial Day Make Up Day

June 2014

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Wed, Jun 4

Shavuot

Thu, Jun 5

Classes End - 4 Week Session

Thu, Jun 5

Withdrawal Deadline - 4 Week Session

Fri, Jun 6

Final Exams - 4 Week Session

Sun, Jun 8

Pentecost

Mon, Jun 9

Whit Monday

Tue, Jun 10

Late Drop Deadline - 1st 6 Week Session

Sat, Jun 14

Flag Day

Sun, Jun 15

Fathers' Day

Sun, Jun 15

Trinity Sunday

Thu, Jun 19

Classes End - 1st 6 Week Session

Thu, Jun 19

Withdrawal Deadline - 1st 6 Week Session

Thu, Jun 19

Corpus Christi

Fri, Jun 20

Final Exams - 1st 6 Week Session

Sat, Jun 21

First Day of Summer

Mon, Jun 23

Classes Begin - 2nd Week Session

Thu, Jun 26

Drop Deadline - 2nd 6 Week Session

Fri, Jun 27

Late Drop Begins - 2nd 6 Week Session

Fri, Jun 27
8:00 am

Add Deadline - 2nd 6 Week Session

Sat, Jun 28

Late Registration Begins - 2nd 6 Week Session

Sun, Jun 29

Ramadan starts

July 2014

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Fri, Jul 4

Independence Day - No Classes

Fri, Jul 11

Independence Day Make Up Day (If necessary)

Tue, Jul 22

Late Drop Deadline - 2nd 6 Week Session

Thu, Jul 24

Lailat al-Qadr

Tue, Jul 29

Eid al-Fitr

Thu, Jul 31

Classes End - 2nd 6 Week Session

Thu, Jul 31

Withdrawal Deadline - 2nd 6 Session

August 2014

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Fri, Aug 1

Final Exams - 2nd 6 Week Session

Tue, Aug 5

Tisha B'Av

Mon - Mon, Aug 18 - Sep 8

Intent to Graduate Activation Period

Ends 9/8/14

Thu, Aug 21

Arrival Day of New Students

Fri, Aug 22

Leave of Absence Deadline

Sun, Aug 24

Arrival Day of Returning Students

Sun, Aug 24

Registration Deadline (only available on eLion)

Mon, Aug 25

Classes Begin

September 2014

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Mon, Sep 1

Labor Day - No Classes

Wed, Sep 3

Regular Drop Deadline

Thu, Sep 4

Late Drop Begins

Thu - Mon, Sep 4 - 15

Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Filing Period

Ends 9/15/14

Thu, Sep 4
8:00 am

Regular Add Deadline (8 a.m.)

Fri, Sep 5

Late Registration Begins

Thu, Sep 11

Patriot Day

Fri, Sep 12 Web site

Family Weekend

All Campus

Sat, Sep 13 Web site

Family Weekend

All Campus

Sun, Sep 14 Web site

Family Weekend

All Campus

Fri, Sep 19

Last Day to Complete Registration

Mon, Sep 22

Cancellation Date for Incomplete Registration

Tue, Sep 23

First Day of Autumn

Thu, Sep 25

Rosh Hashana

Fri, Sep 26
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Web site

Alumni Weekend/Pioneer Alumni Reunion

Complete details and the weekend itinerary will be released early 2014.

Sat, Sep 27
9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Web site

Alumni Weekend/Pioneer Alumni Reunion

Complete details and the weekend itinerary will be released early 2014.

Sun, Sep 28
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Web site

Alumni Weekend/Pioneer Alumni Reunion

Complete details and the weekend itinerary will be released early 2014.

Mon - Fri, Sep 29 - Oct 17

Final Exam Conflict Filing Period

Ends 10/17/14

October 2014

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Sat, Oct 4

Feast of St Francis of Assisi

Sat, Oct 4

Yom Kippur

Sun, Oct 5

Eid al-Adha

Mon, Oct 6 Web site

Homecoming Week Kick Off

Thu, Oct 9

First Day of Sukkot

Thu, Oct 9
12:00 noon - 1:10 pm

CFW Lunch and Learn

Slep Student Center Fireside Lounge

Thu, Oct 9
6:00 pm
Web site

Homecoming Parade

Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence

Fri, Oct 10 Web site

Homecoming Weekend

All Campus

Sat, Oct 11 Web site

Homecoming Weekend

All Campus

Sun, Oct 12 Web site

Homecoming Weekend

All Campus

Mon, Oct 13

Columbus Day

Wed, Oct 15

Last Day of Sukkot

Thu, Oct 16

Boss's Day

Thu, Oct 16

Shmini Atzeret

Thu, Oct 23

Diwali/Deepavali

Sat, Oct 25

Muharram

Thu, Oct 30
6:00 - 8:00 pm

Operation Safe Trick or Treat

Intramural Fields

This event is free and open to children 12 and under with parental supervision.

Fri, Oct 31

Halloween

November 2014

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Sat, Nov 1

All Saints' Day

Sun, Nov 2

All Souls' Day

Sun, Nov 2

Daylight Saving Time ends

Tue, Nov 11

Veterans Day

Fri, Nov 14

Declare Minor Deadline for fall 2014 graduates

Fri, Nov 14

Late Drop Deadline

Mon - Sat, Nov 24 - 29

Thanksgiving Break - No Classes

Ends 11/29/14

Thu, Nov 27

Thanksgiving Day

Sun, Nov 30

First Sunday of Advent

December 2014

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Sat, Dec 6

St Nicholas' Day

Mon, Dec 8

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Fri, Dec 12

Classes End

Fri, Dec 12

Withdrawal Deadline

Sat - Sun, Dec 13 - 14

Study Days

Ends 12/14/14

Mon - Thu, Dec 15 - 18

Final Exams

Ends 12/18/14

Wed, Dec 17

First Day of Hanukkah

Sat, Dec 20

University Park Commencement

Sat, Dec 20
11:00 am
Web site

Penn State Altoona Commencement

Jaffa Shrine, Altoona

Sun, Dec 21

First Day of Winter

Wed, Dec 24

Last Day of Hanukkah

Thu, Dec 25

Christmas

Fri, Dec 26

Kwanzaa Begins

January 2015

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Thu, Jan 1

New Year's Day

Fri - Mon, Jan 2 - 26

Intent to Graduate Activation Period

Ends 1/26/15

Fri, Jan 9

Leave of Absence Deadline

Sun, Jan 11

Arrival of Residence Hall Students

Sun, Jan 11

Registration Deadline (only available on eLion)

Mon, Jan 12

Classes Begin

Mon, Jan 19

Martin Luther King Jr. Day - No Classes

Wed, Jan 21

Regular Drop Deadline

Thu, Jan 22

Late Drop Begins

Thu, Jan 22

Regular Add Deadline (8 a.m.)

Thu - Mon, Jan 22 - Feb 2

Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Filing Period

Ends 2/2/15

Fri, Jan 23

Late Registration Begins

February 2015

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Fri, Feb 6

Last Day to Complete Registration

Mon, Feb 9

Cancellation Date for Incomplete Registration

Sat, Feb 14

Valentine's Day

Mon - Fri, Feb 16 - Mar 6

Final Exam Conflict Filing Period

Ends 3/6/15

March 2015

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Mon - Sat, Mar 9 - 14

Spring Break - No Classes

Ends 3/14/15

Tue, Mar 17

Saint Patrick's Day

April 2015

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Fri, Apr 10

Declare Minor Deadline for spring 2015 graduates

Fri, Apr 10

Late Drop Deadline

May 2015

Mar '14   Apr '14   May '14   Jun '14   Jul '14   Aug '14   Sep '14   Oct '14   Nov '14   Dec '14   Jan '15   Feb '15   TOP

Fri, May 1

Classes End

Fri, May 1

Withdrawal Deadline

Sat - Sun, May 2 - 3

Study Days

Ends 5/3/15

Mon - Thu, May 4 - 7

Final Exams

Ends 5/7/15

Fri - Sun, May 8 - 10

University Park Commencement

Ends 5/10/15

Sat, May 9
10:00 am
Web site

Penn State Altoona Commencement

Jaffa Shrine, Altoona

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