Fall 2022 academic calendar and deadlines

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New Student Orientation

See information on orientation dates

Advance registration period

Tuesday, April 18 -
Sunday, May 1

Classes begin

Tuesday, August 30

Labor Day

Monday, September 5
(no classes)

Executive MPA Intensive Weekend Schedule

September 9-10
October 14-15
November 11-12
December 9-10

Last day to add language courses and writing seminars

Friday, September 9

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

Tuesday, September 13

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

Tuesday, September 13

Fall term break
Saturday classes will not meet

Thursday, October 6 -
Sunday, October 9

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

Monday, October 10

Fall term break ends; classes resume

Monday, October 10

Last day to change grade mode in a course

Friday, October 28

Advance registration for spring term

Monday, October 31 –
Sunday, November 13

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

Monday, November 7

Thu/Fri class schedule on Tue/Wed

Tuesday, November 22 &
Wednesday, November 23

Thanksgiving Break begins at 4:30 p.m.
LPS evening classes will not meet

Wednesday, November 23

Thanksgiving Break ends - Classes resume

Monday, November 28

Fall term classes end

Monday, December 12

Reading days

Tuesday, December 13 -
Wednesday, December 14

Final examinations

Thursday, December 15 -
Thursday, December 22

Fall term ends

Thursday, December 22

Fels Institute of Government

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

(215) 898-7326