Academic Calendar

Fall and Spring Semesters

The World Campus follows Penn State's academic calendar for the fall and spring semesters for most academic deadlines; however, deadlines and exam dates may vary by course. Please check your syllabus if you have questions.

Summer Semester

In the summer semester, most World Campus courses follow the academic calendar listed below.

Please note: Your courses may not follow the same dates that are listed below; please check your syllabus or talk with your instructor if you have questions.

Summer 2019 Academic Calendar
Action Session I–12 weeks Session II–6 weeks Session III–6 weeks
Student Registration Deadline May 12 May 12 June 25
Intent to Graduate May 6–June 14 May 6–June 14 May 6–June 14
Classes Begin May 13 May 13 June 26
Regular Drop Deadline May 17 May 15 June 28
Regular Add Deadline May 18 May 16 June 29
Late Drop Begins May 18 May 16 June 29
Late Registration Begins May 19 May 17 June 30
Memorial Day Holiday May 27 May 27 N/A
Independence Day Holiday July 4 N/A July 4
Late Drop Deadline July 20 June 13 July 29
Withdrawal Deadline August 7 June 21 August 7
Classes End August 7 June 21 August 7
Final Exams Varies by course. Check your course syllabus. Varies by course. Check your course syllabus. Varies by course. Check your course syllabus.
Commencement August 10 August 10 August 10