University of Pennsylvania

Three-Year Academic Calendar

2000-2001 through 2002-2003

For best results, print the 3 Year Academic Calendar in Adobe Acrobat! (~12 k) 

Fall

2000 Fall Term

2001 Fall Term

2002 Fall Term

Move-in and registration for Transfer Students Tuesday August 29 August 28 August 27
Move-in for first-year students; New Student Orientation Thursday August 31 August 30 August 29
Labor Day Monday September 4 September 3 September 2
New Student Convocation and Opening Exercises; Penn Reading Project Wednesday September 6 September 5 September 4
First Day of Classes Thursday September 7 September 6 September 5
Add Period Ends Friday September 22 September 21 September 20
Drop Period Ends Friday October 13 October 12 October 11
Fall Term Break Friday-Sunday October 13-15 October 12-14 October 11-13
Family Weekend Friday-Sunday October 27-29 October 5-7 October 18-20
Homecoming Saturday November 11 November 3 November 2
Advance Registration, Spring Term Monday-Sunday October 30-November 12 October 29-November 11 October 28-November 10
Thanksgiving Recess Begins at close of classes Wednesday November 22 November 21 November 27
Thanksgiving Recess Ends 8 a.m. Monday November 27 November 26 December 2
Fall Term Classes End Monday December 11 December 10 December 9
Reading Days Tuesday -Thursday December 12-14 December 11-13 December 10-12
Final Examinations Friday-Friday December 15-22 December 14-21 December 13-20
Fall Semester Ends Friday December 22 December 21 December 20

Spring

2001 Spring Term

2002 Spring Term

2003 Spring Term

Registration for Undergraduate Transfer Students Thursday-Friday January 11-12 January 3-4 January 9-10
Spring Semester classes begin January 16 (Tuesday) January 7 (Monday) January 13 (Monday)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (observed)* Monday January 15 January 21 January 20
Add Period Ends Friday January 26 January 18 January 24
Drop Period Ends Friday February 16 February 8 February 14
Spring Recess Begins at Close of Classes Friday March 9 March 8 March 7
Classes Resume at 8 a.m. Monday March 19 March 18 March 17
Advance Registration for Fall and Summer Sessions Monday-Sunday March 26-April 8 March 25-April 7 March 24-April 6
Spring Term Classes End Friday April 27 April 19 April 25
Reading Days Monday-Wednesday April 30-May 2 April 22-24 April 28-30
Final Examinations Thursday-Friday May 3-11 April 25-May 3 May 1-9
Alumni Day Saturday May 19 May 11 May 17
Baccalaureate Sunday May 20 May 12 May 18
Commencement Monday May 21 May 13 May 19

Summer

2001 Summer Session

2002 Summer Session

2003 Summer Session

12-Week Evening Session classes begin Monday May 21 May 20 May 19
First Session classes begin May 22 (Tuesday) May 20 (Monday) May 20 (Tuesday)
Memorial Day (no classes) Monday May 28 May 27 May 26
First Session classes end Friday June 29 June 28 June 27
Second Session classes begin Monday July 2 July 1 June 30
Independence Day (no classes) July 4 (Wednesday) July 4 (Thursday) July 4 (Friday)
Second Session; 12-Week Evening Session classes end Friday August 10 August 9 August 8

*Although Penn's new observance of the Martin Luther King holiday will delay the start of the Spring 2001 semester by one day, it will not affect the start of classes again until 2006.


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Almanac, Vol. 47, No. 2, September 5, 2000

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