Spring 2023 academic calendar and deadlines

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Course search available via Path@Penn Wednesday, October 12 
Advance registration period for the spring term

Monday, October 31 -
Sunday, November 13 (2022)

Course Add/Drop/Swap available via Path@Penn Tuesday, November 22 (at 7:00 a.m. ET)

Classes begin (Monday class schedule on Wednesday)

Wednesday, January 11

Executive MPA Intensive Weekend Schedule

January 13-14
February 10-11
March 17-18
April 21-22

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (observed)

Monday, January 16
(no classes)

Last day to add language courses and writing seminars

Friday, January 20

Last day to add a course (via Path@Penn)

Tuesday, January 24

Last day to drop a course with no financial obligation (via Path@Penn)

Tuesday, January 24

Last day to drop a course with 50% financial obligation and no notation on transcript (via Path@Penn)

Monday, February 20

Spring Term Break (LPS classes on Saturday, March 4 will be held and there will be no classes on Saturday, March 11)

Saturday, March 4 -
Sunday, March 12

Spring Break ends; classes resume

Monday, March 14

Last day to change grade mode in a course

Friday, March 17

Registration for summer classes begins

Monday, March 20

Last day to withdraw from a course
Full financial obligation applies. Transcript to read "W.” (LPS students must complete a Withdrawal Form)

Monday, March 27

Advance registration for fall classes

Monday, March 20-
Sunday, April 2

Spring term classes end

Wednesday, April 26

Reading days

Thursday, April 27 -
Sunday, April 30

Final examinations

Monday, May 1 -
Tuesday, May 9

Spring term ends

Tuesday, May 9

Fels Graduation

Sunday, May 14

University Commencement

Monday, May 15

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326