The Academic Calendar contains important deadlines for your classes.
Spring and Fall Semesters
The World Campus follows Penn State's academic calendar for the spring and fall semesters for most academic deadlines; however, deadlines and exam dates may vary by course. Please check your syllabus if you have questions.
In the summer semester, most World Campus courses follow the academic calendar listed below.
Summer 2015 Academic Calendar
|Action||Session I–12 weeks||Session II–6 weeks||Session III–6 weeks|
|Student Registration Deadline||May 17||May 17||June 30|
|Intent to Graduate||May 11–June 19||May 11–June 19||May 11–June 19|
|Classes Begin||May 18||May 18||July 1|
|Regular Drop Period||May 18–26||May 18–21||July 1–6|
|Regular Add Period||May 18–8:00 a.m. ET,
|May 18–8:00 a.m. ET,
|July 1–8:00 a.m. ET,
|Late Drop Begins||May 27||May 22||July 7|
|Late Registration Begins||May 28||May 23||July 8|
|Memorial Day Holiday||May 25||May 25||N/A|
|Independence Day Holiday Observed||July 3||N/A||July 3|
|Late Drop Deadline||July 24||June 17||August 4|
|Withdrawal Deadline||August 12||June 26||August 12|
|Classes End||August 12||June 26||August 12|
|Final Exams||Varies by course. Check your course syllabus.|