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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

  • June 26 – Arrival Day for Summer Session II

  • June 29 – Summer Session II Classes Begin

  • July 4 – Independence Day - No Classes

  • August 10 – Summer Session II Classes End

  • August 13 – Housing Closes

  • August 19 & 20 – Fall Arrival

  • August 22 – Fall Classes Begin

  • September 5 – Labor Day - No Classes

  • October 14-16 – Parents & Families Weekend

  • November 16 – Thanksgiving Break: Housing Closes

  • November 25 – Housing Opens

  • December 12-16 – Finals Week

  • December 17 –Commencement

View additional dates in the Academic Calendar


 

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