Academic Calendar

Important Undergraduate Deadlines

The following deadlines are for undergraduate programs only. For graduate program deadlines, please select your degree or certificate from the list to view the How to Apply information.

Spring 2020 Undergraduate Student Deadlines
New Student Degree Application Deadline October 31, 2019
Returning Student Form Submission Deadline January 3, 2020
Nondegree Enrollment Form Submission Deadline January 3, 2020
Course Registration Deadline January 12, 2020
Classes Begin January 13, 2020
Classes End May 1, 2020
Final Exams Varies by course*
Commencement May 8–10, 2019
Summer 2020 Undergraduate Student Deadlines
Action Session I–12 weeks Session II–6 weeks Session III–6 weeks
New Student Degree Application Deadline March 15, 2020 March 15, 2020 March 15, 2020
Returning Student Form Submission Deadline May 8, 2020 May 8, 2020 June 19, 2020
Nondegree Enrollment Form Submission Deadline May 8, 2020 May 8, 2020 June 19, 2020
Course Registration Deadline May 17, 2020 May 17, 2020 June 30, 2020
Classes Begin May 18, 2020 May 18, 2020 July 1, 2020
Classes End August 12, 2020 June 26, 2020 August 12, 2020
Final Exams Varies by course* Varies by course* Varies by course*
Commencement August 15, 2020 August 15, 2020 August 15, 2020
Fall 2019 Undergraduate Student Deadlines
New Student Degree Application Deadline June 30, 2019
Returning Student Form Submission Deadline August 16, 2019
Nondegree Enrollment Form Submission Deadline August 16, 2019
Course Registration Deadline August 25, 2019
Classes Begin August 26, 2019
Classes End December 13, 2019
Final Exams Varies by course*
Commencement December 21, 2019

For a complete listing of important dates and deadlines, view the Academic Calendar on the Penn State Registrar's website.

* Please review your course syllabus.

Financial Aid Basics

December 10, 2019 / 8:00 pm (EST) 9:00 pm (EST)