Academic Calendar - Registrar's Office - Penn State Altoona

Academic Calendar

Spring 2015

Spring 2015 | Summer 2015

Penn State Altoona Academic Calendar - Spring Semester
EventDate(s)Day(s)
Intent to Graduate Activation PeriodJan 2-26Thurs-Mon
Leave of Absence DeadlineJan 9Fri
Arrival of Residence Hall StudentsJan 11Sun
Registration Deadline (only available on eLion)Jan 11Sun
Classes BeginJan 12Mon
Martin Luther King Day – No ClassesJan 19Mon
1 Regular Drop DeadlineJan 21Wed
1 Regular Add DeadlineJan 22 at 8 a.m.Thurs
1 Late Drop BeginsJan 22Thurs
Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Filing PeriodJan 22-Feb 2Thurs-Mon
1 Late Registration BeginsJan 23Fri
Last day to Complete RegistrationFeb 6Fri
Cancellation Date for Incomplete RegistrationFeb 9Mon
Final Exam Conflict Filing PeriodFeb 16-Mar 6Mon-Fri
Spring Break — No ClassesMar 9-14Mon-Sat
1 Late Drop DeadlineApr 10Fri
Declare Minor Deadline for SP15 GradsApr 10Fri
Withdrawal DeadlineMay 1Fri
Classes EndMay 1Fri
Study DaysMay 2-3Sat-Sun
Final ExamsMay 4-7Mon-Thurs
Penn State Altoona CommencementMay 9Sat
University Park CommencementMay 8-10Fri-Sun

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.