Penn State Mark

Fall 2006 Academic Calendar

Key Dates and Deadlines for the Fall 2006 Semester
Description Day Date
Intent to Graduate - Activation Period Monday - Monday August 14 - September 18
1 3Arrival Day - First-Year Students Wednesday - Thursday August 30, 31
3Arrival Day - Upper-Class Students Thursday - Friday, Sunday August 31, September 1, 3
Leave of Absence - Deadline Friday September 1
Student Registration - Deadline Monday September 4
Labor Day Holiday - No Classes Monday September 4
Classes Begin Tuesday September 5
2 Drop/Add Period Tuesday - Thursday September 5 - September 14
2 Late Registration and Late Drop Begin Friday September 15
Study Day - No Classes Friday October 6
Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period Monday - Sunday October 9 - October 22
4Tuesday, Follows a Friday Schedule Tuesday November 21
Thanksgiving Holiday - No Classes Wednesday - Friday November 22 - 24
2Late Drop - Deadline Monday November 27
Withdrawal - Deadline Friday December 15
Classes End Friday December 15
3Study Days Saturday - Sunday December 16 - December 17
3Final Exams Monday - Thursday December 18 - December 21
3Commencement Friday December 22

Calendar Footnotes

1New international students will arrive several days prior to this date.
2These dates apply to full semester courses. Refer to the eLion "Course Drop Dates" application for further information. Starting with the first day of the class, a tuition penalty may be charged if the course is dropped.
3These dates may vary at some non-University Park locations.
4To better balance class offerings and laboratories across each day of the week, Tuesday, November 21 will follow a Friday schedule.