Academic Calendar - Registrar's Office - Penn State Altoona

Academic Calendar

Fall 2014

Fall 2014 | Spring 2015

Penn State Altoona Academic Calendar - Fall Semester
EventDate(s)Day(s)
Intent to Graduate Activation PeriodAug 18-Sept 8Mon-Mon
Arrival Day of New StudentsAug 21Thurs
Leave of Absence DeadlineAug 22Fri
Arrival Day of Returning StudentsAug 24Sun
Registration Deadline (only available on eLion)Aug 24Sun
Classes BeginAug 25Mon
Labor Day – No ClassesSept 1Mon
1 Regular Drop DeadlineSept 3Wed
1 Regular Add DeadlineSept 4 at 8 a.m.Thurs
1 Late Drop BeginSept 4Thurs
Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Filing PeriodSept 4-15Thurs-Mon
1 Late Registration BeginsSept 5Fri
Last day to Complete RegistrationSept 19Fri
Cancellation Date for Incomplete RegistrationSept 22Mon
Final Exam Conflict Filing PeriodSept 29-Oct 17Mon-Fri
1 Late Drop DeadlineNov 14Fri
Declare Minor Deadline for FA14 GradsNov 14Fri
Thanksgiving Holiday — No ClassesNov 24-29Mon-Sat
Withdrawal DeadlineDec 12Fri
Classes EndDec 12Fri
Study DaysDec 13-14Sat-Sun
Final ExamsDec 15-18Mon-Thurs
Penn State Altoona CommencementDec 20Sat
University Park CommencementDec 20Sat

1 These dates apply to full semester courses. Refer to the eLion “Schedule - Course Drop Dates” application for further information. Starting with the first day of the class, a tuition penalty may be charged if the course is dropped.


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.