May 2 Classes End
May 5-9 Final Exams
Residence halls close at 4 p.m.
SUMMER SESSION 1
New Student Arrival Day
June 30 - July 5
July 2 Classes begin
Independence Day - No Classes
August 13 Classes End
August 15 Final Exams
Residence Halls close at Noon
Parents & Families Newswire
The Penn State Parents Program is here to partner with you in order to ensure student success, provide opportunities for your engagement with the University, and educate you about resources and services available within the University community.
Our program goals are to:
- Serve as a central resource for parents and families;
- Enhance parent and family involvement opportunities throughout the University community;
- Provide information about the student experience at Penn State; and
- Communicate regularly with parents and families.
Our Publications and Informational Guides
This guide provides valuable resource information for new and continuing Penn State parents with students attending University Park campus. It features academic, co-curricular, and student support services information as well as a checklist for new parents.
This brochure offers an overview of programs, services, and involvement opportunities provided to parents and family members of University Park students.
**Please note: If you are a parent of a new student at one of Penn State’s Commonwealth Campuses, please visit the appropriate campus website for more information.