Week 1: August 28 - September 1
- No Monday classes this week
- Tuesday August 29 classes begin
Week 2: September 4-8
- Monday September 4 no class for Labor Day
Week 3: September 11-15
- Tuesday, September 12 Course selection period ends (Students can add and drop classes freely until then).
- After sundown Friday September 15: No graded work to allow students to celebrate Rosh Hashanah (Friday 9/15 (sunset) to Sunday 9/17) and expect students to miss class.
Week 4: September 18-22
Week 5: September 25-29
- Monday September 25: No graded work due to allow students to celebrate Yom Kippur (Sunday 9/24 (sunset) to Monday 9/25) and expect students to miss class.
- You may want to give students some graded work this week so you have time to return the grades and students have time to talk with their advisers about the drop deadline (10/9).
Week 6: October 2-6
Week 7: October 9-13
- Monday October 9 is the last day students can drop a class without penalty.
- Thursday October 12 and Friday October 13 No classes for Fall Break
Week 8: October 16-20
Week 9: October 23-27
- Friday October 27 is the last day students can request to take a class pass/fail.
Week 10: October 30-Nov 3
- Monday October 30 Advanced Registration for Spring 2024 begins (if you are teaching a spring course, post information, a draft syllabus or a prospectus to Courses@Penn by 10/30).
Week 11: November 6-10
- Monday November 6 is the last day a student can withdraw from a course (they get a W on their transcript but no grade)
- Tuesday November 7 is Election Day so no graded work due and expect students to be absent.
Week 12: November 13-17
Week 13: November 20-24
- Tuesday November 21 Thursday classes meet
- Wednesday November 22 Friday classes meet
- Thursday and Friday November 23 and 24 no classes for Thanksgiving Break
Week 14: November 27-Dec 1
Week 15: December 4-8
- Last full week of classes (no finals may be given this week)
Week 16: December 11-15
- Monday 12/11 is the last day of classes (no finals may be given that day)
READING DAYS: Tuesday and Wednesday 12/12-12/13 (no finals here either!)
FINAL EXAMS: December 14 - 21
GRADES DUE: January 2
More About When Grades Are Due
You can also learn more about when grades are due here.