2022 Penn State Fall Semester Academic Calendar & Important Dates

Penn State 2022 Fall Semester Regular Session Academic Calendar

This page contains important dates for the 2022 Fall Semester at Penn State University

Events

Days of the week

Dates

Intent to Graduate – Activation Period
Monday – Tuesday
August 15 – September 6

Leave of Absense – Deadline
Friday
August 19

Student Registration – Deadline
Sunday
August 21

Classes Begin
Monday
August 22

Regular Drop – Deadline
Saturday
August 27 at 11:59 PM (ET)

Regular Add – Deadline
Sunday
August 28 at 11:59 PM (ET)

Late Drop Begins
Sunday
August 28

Late Registration Begins
Monday
August 29

Labor Day Holiday – No Classes
Monday
September 5

Final Exam Conflict – Filing Period
Monday – Sunday
September 26 – October 16

Late Drop – Deadline
Friday
November 11 at 11:59 PM (ET)

Declare Concurrent Majors, Minors, or Certificates – Deadline (Graduating Students)
Friday
November 11

Thanksgiving Holiday – No Classes
Sunday – Saturday
November 20 – 26

Withdrawal – Deadline
Friday
December 9 at 5:00 PM (ET)

Classes End
Friday
December 9

Study Days
Saturday – Sunday
December 10 – 11

Final Exams
Monday – Friday
December 12 – 16

Commencement
Saturday
December 17

Use these dates from the 2022 Fall Semester academic calendar to plan when the most important decisions should be made related to your student's college career.
You can also plan ahead by taking vacations days at work to help your student move in or booking a hotel for commencement.
Review the Penn State Campus map provided by PSUMoms to find your way around campus so you are not late meeting your student on these important dates.

Penn State Academic Calendar Infographic
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