Academic Calendar

Spring 2014

Spring 2014 | Summer 2014 | Fall 2014 | Spring 2015

EventDate(s)Day(s)
 Intent to Graduate Activation PeriodJan 2-27Thurs-Mon
 Leave of Absence DeadlineJan 10Fri
 Arrival of Residence Hall StudentsJan 12Sun
 Registration Deadline (only available on eLion)Jan 12Sun
 Classes BeginJan 13Mon
 Martin Luther King Day – No ClassesJan 20Mon
1Regular Drop DeadlineJan 22Wed
1Regular Add DeadlineJan 23 at 8amThurs
1Late Drop BeginsJan 23Thurs
 Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Filing PeriodJan 23-Feb 3Thurs-Mon
1Late Registration BeginsJan 24Fri
 Last day to Complete RegistrationFeb 7Fri
 Cancellation Date for Incomplete RegistrationFeb 10Mon
 Final Exam Conflict Filing PeriodFeb 17-Mar 7Mon-Fri
 Spring Break—No ClassesMar 10-15Mon-Sat
1Late Drop DeadlineApr 11Fri
 Declare Minor Deadline for SP14 GradsApr 11Fri
 Withdrawal DeadlineMay 2Fri
 Classes EndMay 2Fri
 Study DaysMay 3-4Sat-Sun
 Final ExamsMay 5-8Mon-Thurs
 Penn State Altoona CommencementMay 10Sat
 University Park CommencementMay 9-11Fri-Sun

1 — These dates apply to full semester courses. Refer to the eLion “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.