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2014 Application Deadlines

ProgramSummer 2014Fall 2014 Spring 2015
Bachelor of ArtsApril 15, April 1 for international studentsPriority Date for Financial Aid: March 15

Regular: July 15, July 1 for international students

Priority Date for
Financial Aid

October 15

Regular: November 15, November 1 for international students

Bachelor of Fine Arts
*PAFA students only
April 15Priority Date for Financial Aid: March 15

Regular: July 15

Priority Date for
Financial Aid

October 15

Regular: November 15

Master of Liberal Arts

April 15, April 1 for international students

August 1, July 1 for international students

November 15, October 15 for international students

Master of Environmental Studies(Fall and Spring only)April 15

October 15

Master of Science in Applied Geosciences(Fall and Spring only)

April 15      

October 15

Master of Applied Positive Psychology(Fall only)March 1 (Fall Only)
Master of Medical Physics(Fall only)

January 15 (priority)

March 1 (regular)

(Fall Only)
Master of Philosophy in the Liberal ArtsMarch 1March 1 October 1
Non-Degree Undergraduate Studies

May 1

August 15

December 15

Domestic Guest Students(Fall and Spring only)August 15 December 15
Post-Baccalaureate Studies

May 1

August 15

December 15

Post-Baccalaureate  
Pre-Health

April 1

July 15

November 15 (Specialized Studies only)

Post-Baccalaureate Classical Studies(Fall only)March 15, rolling until program is full (Fall Only)
Penn Alumni Post-Baccalaureate StudiesSee Penn Alumni ProgramSee Penn Alumni Program See Penn Alumni Program
Non-Traditional Graduate Studies

May 1

August 15

December 15

International Guest Students

See International Guest Student ProgramSee International Guest Student Program See International Guest Student Program
Auditors End of Add/DropEnd of Add/Drop End of Add/Drop
Senior AuditorsSee Senior Auditing ProgramSee Senior Auditing Program See Senior Auditing Program

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Summer 2014 Academic Calendar and Deadlines

Some LPS deadlines differ from those of other schools or colleges at Penn.

 

11-Week Summer Session

Summer Session I

Summer Session II

Course Registration BeginsMarch 24March 24March 24
Last Day for International Students to Submit ApplicationApril 1April 1May 1
Open Enrollment Form Deadline
 
May 14May 14June 24
Classes BeginMay 27May 27July 3
No classes, university holiday  July 4
Last Day to Add a Course/Drop a Course with
No Financial Obligation
June 9June 3July 11
Last Day to Drop a course with 50% Financial Obligation
Students must contact their home school by the deadline to have the course dropped and the money refunded.
June 23June 10July 18
Last Day to Change Grade Status
Please see contacts in home school for more information below.
June 23June 10July 18
Last Day to Withdraw from a course
Full financial obligation will apply. Transcript to
Read "W". Please see contacts in home school for more information below.
July 28June 24August 1
Classes End*August 8July 2August 8

*Summer Sessions do not have a set schedule for final exams. All exam dates are at the discretion of the course instructor.

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Fall 2014 Academic Calendar and Deadlines

Some LPS deadlines differ from those of other schools or colleges at Penn.


New Student Orientation

See: information on orientation dates
 
Course Registration BeginsMonday, March 24

Classes Begin

Wednesday, August 27

Last Day to Add Language Courses and Writing Seminars

Friday, September 5

Last Day to Add a Course

Monday, September 15

Last Day to Drop a Course with No Financial Obligation and No Notation on transcript

Monday, September 15

Tuition Reduction Request Forms Due by 5pm in the LPS office.

Monday, September 15

Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Financial Obligation and No Notation on Transcript
(LPS students must complete a Late Drop Form)

Friday, October 3

Last Day to Change Grade Status in a Course 
(E-mail lps@sas.upenn.edu with your grade type change request)

Friday, October 3

Fall Break Begins at Close of Classes
(Saturday classes will not meet)

Thursday, October 9 - Sunday, October 12

Fall Break Ends; Classes Resume

Monday, October 13

Advance Registration for Spring Term
(via Penn InTouch)

Monday, October 20 - Sunday, November 2

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course. Full Financial Obligation Applies.
(LPS students must complete a Withdrawal Form)

Friday, October 31

Thu/Fri class schedule on Tue/WedTuesday, November 25 &
Wednesday, November 26

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

Wednesday, November 26

Classes Resume

Monday, December 1

Fall Term Classes End

Tuesday, December 9

Reading Days

Wednesday, December 10 -
Thursday, December 11

Final Examinations

Friday, December 12 -
Friday, December 19

Fall Terms EndsFriday, December 19

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Spring 2015 Academic Calendar and Deadlines

Some LPS deadlines differ from those of other schools or colleges at Penn.

Advance Registration for the Spring Term

Monday, October 21–Sunday, November 3 (2013)

Classes Begin
(Monday class schedule on Wednesday)

Wednesday, January 15
(follow Monday class schedule)

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (observed)

Monday, January 20 (no classes)

Last Day to Add Writing or Language Course

Friday, January 24

Tuition Reduction Request Forms Due (completed forms submitted electronically)

Thursday, February 6

Last Day to Add a Course

Thursday, February 6
(*modified due to disruption of class schedules on 1/21 & 1/22)
 

Last Day to Drop a Course with No Financial Obligation and No Notation on the Transcript. (After this date LPS students must contact the LPS office to drop a course or change grade type: grade to pass/fail; pass/fail to grade; credit to audit; audit to credit.)

Thursday, February 6
(*modified due to disruption of class schedules on 1/21 & 1/22)
 

 

Last Day to Drop a Course with 50% Financial Obligation and No Notation on Transcript
(LPS students must complete a Late Drop Form)

Friday, February 21

Last Day to Change Grade Status in a Course
(E-mail lps@sas.upenn.edu with your grade type change request)

Friday, February 21

Spring Recess Begins at Close of Classes (LPS classes on Saturday, March 8 will be held and there will be no class on March 15)

Friday, March 7

Spring Recess Ends; Classes Resume

Monday, March 17

Registration for Summer Sessions Opens
(via Penn InTouch)
Monday, March 24

Advance Registration for Fall Term
(via Penn InTouch)

Monday, March 24–Sunday, April 6

Last Day to Withdraw from a Course. Full Financial Obligation Applies (LPS students must complete a Withdrawal Form)

Friday, April 4

Spring Term Classes End

Wednesday, April 30

Reading Days

Wednesday, May 1–Thursday, May 2

Final Examinations

Monday, May 5–Tuesday, May 13

Grades Due

Friday, May 16 (noon)

LPS Graduation

Sunday, May 18

University Commencement

Monday, May 19

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3440 Market Street, Suite 100
Philadelphia, PA 19104-3335

Telephone: 215.898.7326
Fax: 215.573.2053
Email: lps@sas.upenn.edu
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