Summer Student Action Guide and Calendar

Summer Student Action Guide and Calendar

Scheduling for Summer 2018 begins February 5, 2018.  If you plan to graduate Summer 2018, the Intent to Graduate Period in LionPATH is May 7 to June 15, 2018.

Notable Events in Academic Calendar
ACTION

4 WEEKS
5/7 TO 6/4

1ST 6 WEEKS
5/14 TO 6/22
2ND 6 WEEKS
6/27 TO 8/8
Classes Begin May 7 May 14 June 27
Regular Drop Deadline* May 8 May 15 June 28
Regular Add Deadline* May 9 May 16 June 29
Late Registration Begins May 10 May 17 June 30
Memorial Day - No Classes May 28 May 28 N/A
Independence Day - No Classes N/A N/A July 4
Late-Drop Deadline* May 29 June 14 July 31
Declare Minor Deadline (Graduating Students) --- --- July 31
Withdrawal Deadline June 4 June 22 August 8
Classes End June 4 June 22 August 8
Commencement** August 11 August 11 August 11

*Deadlines are on the dates listed at 11:59 p.m. (ET).

**There is one commencement ceremony a year at Penn State Mont Alto; it is held in May.  Students who graduate in summer or fall may participate in the May ceremony by contacting the registrar.

The deadline to declare a Minor for students who are graduating is July 31, 2018.

These dates apply only to courses that begin and end as shown.  For courses that do not fall into the times shown, go to your schedule in LionPATH (Student Center) for the drop dates.

NOTE: The calendar is subject to change without notice. In preparing the calendar for an academic year, the University makes every effort to avoid conflicts with religious holidays. However, conflicts are sometimes unavoidable. When they occur, efforts are made to make special arrangements for students.