NOTE: THE LATEST, THREE YEAR ACADEMIC CALENDAR (2000-2001 through 2002-2003) IS NOW AVAILABLE HERE

 
Illustrated above are just four of the major buildings in progress that will change the face of Penn. From the left: The Inn at Penn (also the new home of the Faculty Club); the Schattner Center (Dental Medicine's new gateway building); Sundance Cinemas; and Wharton's Huntsman Center.

University of Pennsylvania Two-Year Academic Calendar,

1999-2000 through 2000-2001

Fall

1999 Fall Term

2000 Fall Term

Move-in and registration for Transfer Students Thursday-Friday September 2-3 August 31-September 1
Center for University of Pennsylvania Identification (CUPID) opens Wednesday-Tuesday September 1-7 August 30-September 5
Move-in for first-year students, New Student Orientation Saturday September 4 September 2
Labor Day Monday September 6 September 4
Opening Exercises and Convocation; Undergraduate DeansÕ Meeting; Placement Exams, Advising begins Penn Reading Project Tuesday September 7 September 5
First day of classes Wednesday September 8 September 6
Add period ends Friday September 24 September 22
Family Weekend Friday-Sunday October 22-24 October 27-29
Drop period ends Friday October 15 October 13
Fall Term Break October 16-18 (Sat.-Mon.) October 14-17 (Sat.-Tues.)
Homecoming Saturday November 6 November 11 1999
Advance registration, Spring Term Monday-Sunday November 1-14 October 30-November 12
Thanksgiving recess begins at close of classes Wednesday November 24 November 22
Thanksgiving recess ends 8 a.m. Monday November 29 November 27
Fall term classes end December 10 (Friday) December 11 (Monday)
Reading days December 11-14 (Sat.-Tues.) December 12-14 (Tues.-Thurs.)
Final Examinations December 15-22 (Wed.-Wed.) December 15-22 (Fri.-Fri.)
Fall semester ends December 22 (Wednesday) December 22 (Friday)

Spring

2000 Spring Term

2001 Spring Term

Registration for undergraduate Transfer Students Thursday-Friday January 13-14 January 11-12
Spring semester classes begin Monday January 17 January 15
Add period ends Friday January 28 January 26
Drop period ends Friday February 18 February 16
Spring recess begins at close of classes Friday March 10 March 9
Classes resume at 8 a.m. Monday March 20 March 19
Advance registration for fall and summer sessions Monday-Sunday March 27-April 9 March 26-April 8
Spring term classes end Friday April 28 April 27
Reading days Monday-Wednesday May 1-3 April 30-May 2
Final Examinations Thursday-Friday May 4-12 May 3-11
Alumni Day Saturday May 20 May 19
Baccalaureate Sunday May 21 May 20
Commencement Monday May 22 May 21

Summer

2000 Summer Session

2001 Summer Session

12-week Evening Session classes begin Monday May 22 May 21
First Session classes begin Tuesday May 23 May 22
Memorial Day Monday May 29 May 28
First Session classes end Friday June 30 June 29
Second Session classes begin Monday July 3 July 2
Independence Day July 4 (Tuesday) July 4 (Wednesday)
Second Session, 12-week Evening Session Classes end Friday August 11 August 10
Labor Day Monday September 6 September 4


Almanac, Vol. 45, No. 32, May 11, 1999

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