Penn State Mark

Spring 2019 Academic Calendar

Key Dates and Deadlines for the Spring 2019 Semester
Description Day Date
Intent to Graduate - Activation Period Wednesday - Monday January 2 - 21
Leave of Absence - Deadline Friday January 4
1 3Arrival Day - New Students Saturday January 5
Student Registration - Deadline Sunday January 6
Classes Begin Monday January 7
2Regular Drop - Deadline Saturday January 12 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
2Regular Add - Deadline Sunday January 13 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
2Late Drop Begins Sunday January 13
2Late Registration Begins Monday January 14
Martin Luther King Day - No Classes Monday January 21
Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period Monday - Sunday February 11 - March 3
Spring Break - No Classes Sunday - Saturday March 3 - 9
2Late Drop - Deadline Friday April 5 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students) Friday April 5
Withdrawal - Deadline Friday April 26 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Classes End Friday April 26
3Study Days Saturday - Sunday April 27 - 28
3Final Exams Monday - Friday April 29 - May 3
3Commencement Friday - Sunday May 3 - 5

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses.
3These dates may vary among campuses.