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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 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 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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