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Academic calendars

The important dates below are scheduled by the College of Liberal and Professional Studies. Some deadlines and other dates may be different in other Penn Schools or Colleges.

Summer 2022 academic calendar and deadlines

  11-Week Summer Session Summer Session I Summer Session II
Course registration begins April 18 April 18 April 18
Open enrollment form deadline May 9 May 9 June 17 
Classes begin May 23 May 23 June 30
No classes, University holiday May 30
June 20
July 4
May 30
June 20
July 4
Last day to add a course/drop a course with no financial obligation (via Path@Penn) June 7 May 31 July 7
Last day to drop a course with 50% financial obligation and no notation on transcript (via Path@Penn) June 21 June 8 July 15
Last day to change grade status
Please see contacts for home school for more information. (LPS students must complete a Grade Type Change Webform)
June 21 June 8 July 15
Last day to withdraw from a course
Full financial obligation will apply. Transcript to read "W.” Please see contacts in home school for more information. (LPS students must complete a Withdrawal Form)
July 25 June 22 July 29
Classes end* August 5 June 29 August 5

*Summer Sessions do not have a set schedule for final exams. All exam dates are at the discretion of the course instructor.

Fall 2022 academic calendar and deadlines

New Student Orientation

See information on orientation dates

Advance registration period

Tuesday, April 18 - Sunday, May 1

Classes begin

Tuesday, August 30

Labor Day

Monday, September 5
(no classes)

Last day to add language courses and writing seminars

Friday, September 9

Last day to add a course

TBD

Last day to add a course/drop a course with no financial obligation (via Path@Penn)

TBD

Tuition reduction request forms due

TBD

Last day to drop a course with 50% financial obligation and no notation on transcript (via Path@Penn)

TBD

Fall term break
Saturday classes will not meet

Thursday, October 6 -
Sunday, October 9

Fall term break ends; classes resume

Monday, October 10

Last day to change grade type status in a course (LPS students must complete a Grade Type Change Webform)

Friday, October 29

Advance registration for spring term

TBD

Last day to withdraw from a course. Full financial obligation applies. (LPS students must complete a withdrawal form)

TBD

Thu/Fri class schedule on Tue/Wed

Tuesday, November 22 &
Wednesday, November 23

Thanksgiving Break begins at 4:30 p.m.
LPS evening classes will not meet

Wednesday, November 23

Thanksgiving Break ends - Classes resume

Monday, November 28

Fall term classes end

Monday, December 12

Reading days

Tuesday, December 13 -
Wednesday, December 14

Final examinations

Thursday, December 15 -
Thursday, December 22

Fall term ends

Thursday, December 22