Penn State Mark

Spring 2020 Academic Calendar

Key Dates and Deadlines for the Spring 2020 Semester
Description Day Date
Intent to Graduate - Activation Period Wednesday - Monday January 1 - 27
Leave of Absence - Deadline Friday January 10
1 3Arrival Day - New Students Saturday January 11
Student Registration - Deadline Sunday January 12
Classes Begin Monday January 13
2Regular Drop - Deadline Saturday January 18 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
2Regular Add - Deadline Sunday January 19 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
2Late Drop Begins Sunday January 19
2Late Registration Begins Monday January 20
Martin Luther King Day - No Classes Monday January 20
Final Exam Conflict - Filing Period Monday - Sunday February 17 - March 8
Spring Break - No Classes Sunday - Saturday March 8 - 14
2Late Drop - Deadline Friday April 10 at 11:59 p.m. (ET)
Declare Minor - Deadline (Graduating Students) Friday April 10
Withdrawal - Deadline Friday May 1 at 5:00 p.m. (ET)
Classes End Friday May 1
3Study Days Saturday - Sunday May 2 - 3
3Final Exams Monday - Friday May 4 - 8
3Commencement Friday - Sunday May 8 - 10

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.