Academic Calendar - Registrar's Office - Penn State Altoona

Academic Calendar

Spring 2017

Fall 2016 | Spring 2017

Penn State Altoona Academic Calendar - Spring Semester
EventDate(s)Day(s)
Intent to Graduate Activation PeriodJan 2-23Mon-Mon
Leave of Absence DeadlineJan 6Fri
Arrival of Residence Hall StudentsJan 8Sun
Classes BeginJan 9Mon
1 Regular Drop DeadlineJan 14Sat
1 Regular Add DeadlineJan 15 - 8 a.m.Sun
1 Late Drop BeginsJan 15Sun
1 Late Registration BeginsJan 16Mon
Martin Luther King Day – No ClassesJan 16Mon
Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Filing PeriodJan 19-30Thurs-Mon
Final Exam Conflict Filing PeriodFeb 13-Mar 3Mon-Fri
Spring Break—No ClassesMar 6-11Mon-Sat
1 Late Drop DeadlineApr 7Fri
Declare Minor Deadline for SP17 GradsApr 7Fri
Withdrawal DeadlineApr 28Fri
Classes EndApr 28Fri
Study DaysApr 29-30Sat-Sun
Final ExamsMay 1-4Mon-Thurs
Penn State Altoona CommencementMay 6Sat
University Park CommencementMay 5-7Fri-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.