Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Update

Update (4/16/2020): The University is planning to deliver all courses and programming virtually for the Maymester, Summer Session I and Summer Session II, through a mix of asynchronous online and synchronous remote course offerings. Learn more at gradschool.psu.edu/covid19.

In the interest of protecting the health and safety of students, faculty, staff and community members, the Graduate School has adjusted its operations to a remote format. MORE INFO>

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Note: For University-wide deadlines (class start/end dates, add/drop dates, declaration of minor deadlines, etc.), please see the Office of the University Registrar's website or the Office of the Bursar's website.

    April 2020

    • 6, Monday -The March 30, 2020 final submission deadline has been extended by one week.  The new deadline is April 6, 2020.
      • Last date for a spring graduate to upload final thesis or dissertation to the eTD website for final review

    May 2020

    • 1, Friday
      • Deadline for Spring 2020 graduating students to submit a request for a letter of certification to Graduate Enrollment Services
      • Last day of classes
    • 4, Monday – 8, Friday
      • Finals Week
    • 10, Sunday
      • Graduate School Commencement Ceremony, Bryce Jordan Center, 4:30 p.m. - POSTPONED

    May 2020

    • 25, Monday
      • Memorial Day (no classes)

      June 2020

      July 2020

      • 4, Saturday
        • Independence Day
      • 7, Tuesday
        • Last date for a summer graduate to upload a final thesis or dissertation to the eTD website
        • Last date for a D.M.A. or D.N.P.  student to pass final performance

      August 2020

      • 7, Friday
        • Deadline for Summer 20 graduating students to submit a request for a letter of certification to Graduate Enrollment Services (12:00 p.m.)
      • 15, Saturday
        • Graduate School Summer Commencement Ceremony, Bryce Jordan Center, 2:30 p.m.
      • 24, Monday
        • Classes Begin

      September 2020

      October 2020

      November 2020

      December 2020

      • 11, Friday
        • Classes End
        • Deadline for fall 2020 graduating students to submit a request for a letter of certification to Graduate Enrollment Services
      • 14, Monday – 18, Friday
        • Final Exams
      • 19, Saturday
        • Graduate School Fall Commencement Ceremony, Bryce Jordan Center, 4:30 p.m.