2020-2021 Academic Calendar

Due to COVID-19, dates may be subject to change.

Fall 2020
Fall 2020  (August 24 – November 24)
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Starting on August 19th New Student Move-in; Check PSU email for assigned day and time
August 21-23 Panther Days
Starting on August 21st Move-in for Returning Students; Check PSU email for assigned day and time
August 24 Fall Semester Begins*
August 31 Fall Semester – Add/Drop Ends*
September 1 Fall Semester – Course Withdrawal Begins*
September 7 Labor Day – Classes are in session and campus is open
September 25 Five-week grades due for Fall Semester
September 25 Five-week grades for Fall Semester available online
September 30 Graduation Application due for December 2020 Degree Conferral Date
October 9 Spring 2020 schedule of classes available online
October 12 Indigenous People’s Day – Classes are in session and campus is open
October 12 – 23 Advising Weeks for Spring 2021 Registration
October 16  Fall Semester – Course Withdrawal Ends*
October 26 – 30 Registration begins for Early Spring and Spring 2021 – Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking) and all Graduate Students
October 31 Graduation Application due for January 2021 Degree Conferral Date
November 11 Veterans Day observed (no classes)
November 16 Registration begins for Spring 2021 – Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
November 20-24 Finals Week – Exams will be held November 20-24, including Saturday, 11/21 and Sunday, 11/22
November 24 Fall Semester – Ends
tba Residence Halls close
December 3 Fall Semester – Grades Due by 4:30pm
December 4 Fall Semester – Grades Posted by 4:30pm

*Important Dates for all other parts-of-term are listed in the PART OF TERM Dates and Deadlines document.

Spring 2021
Spring 2021  (February 1 – May 7)
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December 28-January 15 Early Spring Term
January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (No Classes)
January 28-30 Residence Hall Move-in
January 31 New Student Orientation (10:00am – 5:00pm)
February 1 Spring 16-Week Semester Begins*
February 8 Spring 16-Week Semester – Add/Drop Ends
February 9 Spring 16-Week Semester – Course Withdrawal Begins
February 10 Campus Holiday (No Classes)
February 12 Graduation Application due for the May 2021 Degree Conferral Date AND Participation in May 2021 Commencement Ceremony
March 12 Six-week grades due for Spring 16-Week Semester
March 12 Six-week grades for Spring 16-Week Semester available online
March 9 Campus Holiday (No Classes)
March 19 Summer/Fall 2021 Course Schedules Available Online
March 22-April 2 Advising Weeks for Fall 2021 Registration
March 26 Spring 16-Week Semester – Course Withdrawal Ends
March 31 Graduation Application due for June 2021 Degree Conferral Date
April 5-9 Registration begins for Summer/Fall 2021 – Undergraduate (Degree-Seeking) and all Graduate Students
April 14 Campus Holiday (No Classes)
April 26 Registration begins for Summer/Fall 2021 – Undergraduate Continuing Education/Non-Matriculated Students
May 3-7 Finals Week
May 6 Graduate Commencement Exercises
May 7 Spring 16-Week Semester Ends
May 7 Residence Halls close at 5:00 p.m.
May 8 Undergraduate Commencement Exercises
May 13 Spring 16-Week Semester – Grades Due by 4:30pm
May 14 Spring 16-Week Semester – Grades Posted by 4:30pm

*Important Dates for all other parts-of-term are listed in the PART OF TERM Dates and Deadlines document.

Summer 2021

SUMMER 2021  (May 10 – August 13)
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May 31 Graduation Application due for August 2021 Degree Conferral Date
July 5 Independence Day Observed (no classes)