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Welcome Parents and Families


The Penn State Parents Program is pleased to welcome you to the Penn State Family. We are here to partner with you in order to ensure student success. It is our goal to:

Important Dates

  • August 10 – Summer Session II Classes End

  • August 13 – Residence Halls Close at Noon

  • August 17 & 18 – Optional Early Arrival Days

  • August 19 & 20 – Arrival Days for Fall Semester

  • August 22 – Fall Classes Begin

  • September 5 – Labor Day - No Classes

  • October 14-16 – Parents & Families Weekend

  • November 19 – Thanksgiving Break: Residence Halls Close at 10:00am

  • November 25 – Residence Halls Open at 3:00pm

  • December 12-16 – Finals Week

  • December 17 – Commencement

  • December 17 – Residence Halls Close at 4:00pm

View additional dates in the Academic Calendar


 

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