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Important Dates

Stay up to date on housing opening/closing times, Campus Meal Plan deadlines, LiveOn Housing Process, Campus Dining events, & more!

View a printable important dates list for the 2023-2024 academic year at https://liveon.psu.edu/university-park/news/university-park-important-dates-2023-2024-academic-year

View a printable important dates list for the 2024-2025 academic year at https://liveon.psu.edu/university-park/news/university-park-important-dates-2024-2025-academic-year

View other University events at https://www.events.psu.edu

Pop-Up Feature: Smoothie Bar

April 18, 2024
05:00 pm - 07:30 pm
East Food District
Dining Events

Enjoy the smoothie bar during dinner hours!

Pop-Up Feature: Finals Week Stress Busters

April 29, 2024 - May 2, 2024
11:00 am - 08:00 pm
East Food District
Dining Events

Free events on the grand stair case (during regular dinner hours, daily):

  • Monday, April 29th: MTO Popcorn
  • Tuesday, April 30th...

Campus Meal Plan: 2024 spring semester level change deadline

May 3, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Deadline to change 2024 spring semester Campus Meal Plan level is 12:00 p.m. (noon) Friday, May 3.

Eligible students...

2024 Spring Semester - University Housing closedown

May 4, 2024
04:00 pm - 04:00 pm
East
Housing Events

University Housing CLOSES at 4:00 p.m. ET Saturday May 4 for all students living in East Halls.

All students living in...

2024 Maymester Arrival

May 5, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Findlay Commons Desk
Housing Events

Students who are attending Maymester classes will check-in between 12:00 p.m. ET (noon) - midnight at Findlay Commons Desk...

2024 Spring Semester - University Housing closedown

May 5, 2024
04:00 pm - 04:00 pm
North, South, Pollock, West, and White Course
Housing Events

University Housing CLOSES at 4:00 p.m. ET Sunday, May 5 for ALL residents.

The exception is for students...

2024 Summer Session I Arrival

May 12, 2024
08:00 am - 12:00 am
Housing Events

Students attending Summer Session I  may check-in at 8:00 a.m. ET Sunday, May 12 at Findlay Commons Desk...

2024-2025 Housing Preferences Modification Deadline (for incoming first-year students)

May 20, 2024
12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The housing preferences modification deadline for incoming first-year students attending University Park for summer session 2024 or 2024-2025 academic year...

2024 Memorial Day Holiday

May 27, 2024
All Day
Academic

Memorial Day Holiday - no classes. University Housing remains open.

2024 Summer Session II - Room Assignments Posted

June 10, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Room assignments for Summer Session II are posted in eLiving starting at 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET Monday, June 10. ...

2024 Juneteenth Holiday

June 19, 2024
All Day
Academic

Juneteenth Holiday - no classes. University Housing remains open.

2024 Summer Session II Housing Arrival

June 24, 2024
09:00 am - 12:00 am
Housing Events

Students attending Summer Session II will check-in on Monday, June 24 at a location to be determined. Be sure to check...

2024 Independence Day Holiday

July 4, 2024
All Day
Academic

Independence Day Holiday - no classes. University Housing remains open. 

2024 Fall Semester Room Exchange eBoard

July 16, 2024 - August 6, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The Room Exchange eBoard is available in eLiving for students to manage their fall room assignment beginning at 12:00 p.m...

2024 Fall Semester Room Assignments Posted

July 16, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Room assignments for fall semester are posted in eLiving starting at 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET Tuesday, July 16. 

The Room...

2024 Summer Session Housing Closedown

August 10, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Housing Events

University Housing CLOSES at 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET on Saturday, August 10. All students must check out prior to 12:00...

2024 Fall Housing Arrival

August 19, 2024 - August 25, 2024
All Day
Housing Events

2024 Fall Semester Arrival

  • August 22 - 25
  • August 19 - 21 Early Arrival (additional fees apply)

Learn more about Housing Arrival at...

2024 Labor Day Holiday

September 2, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Academic

Labor Day Holiday - no classes. University Housing remains open.

LiveOn 2025-2026: Request Housing

October 1, 2024 - October 31, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Current eligible Penn State students can Request Housing in eLiving to LiveOn for the 2025-2026 academic year. Learn more about...

2024 Fall Break - University Housing Closedown

November 23, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Housing Events

Fall Break is November 25-29 with no classes. University Housing CLOSES at 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET Saturday, November 23. Late...

2024 Fall Break - University Housing Opens

November 29, 2024
04:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Housing Events

University Housing OPENS at 4:00 p.m. ET Friday, November 29. Students are not able to arrive prior to...

LiveOn 2025-2026: Housing Options Waitlist

December 1, 2024 - April 30, 2025
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Students with an accepted Housing and Food Service (HFS) Contract for the 2025-2026 academic year have the opportunity to express...

LiveOn 2025-2026: On-Campus Housing Waitlist

December 1, 2024 - April 1, 2025
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Students who are not eligible to Request Housing can add their name to the On-Campus Housing Waitlist in eLiving, available...

2024 Fall Semester - Campus Meal Plan level change deadline

December 20, 2024
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

Deadline to change 2024 fall Campus Meal Plan level is 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET Friday, December 20.

Eligible students can...

2024 Fall Semester - University Housing Closedown

December 21, 2024
04:00 pm - 04:00 pm
Housing Events

University Housing CLOSES at 4:00 p.m. ET Saturday, December 21. Late stays beyond the 4:00 p.m. closing are not...

2025 Spring Semester Housing Arrival

January 11, 2025
08:00 am - 08:00 am
Housing Events

University Housing OPENS for spring semester at 8:00 a.m. ET Saturday, January 11.

No early arrivals permitted - students will...

2025 Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 20, 2025
08:00 am - 05:00 pm
Academic

Monday is Martin Luther King Jr. Day; no classes. University housing remains open.

2025 Spring Break - University Housing Closedown

March 8, 2025 - March 16, 2025
12:00 pm - 10:00 am
Housing Events

Spring Break is Monday, March 10 through Friday, March 14 with no classes. University Housing CLOSES at 12:00 p.m. (noon)...

2025 Spring Break - University Housing Opens

March 16, 2025
10:00 am - 10:00 am
Housing Events

University Housing opens at 10:00 a.m. ET on Sunday, March 16.

NO EARLY ARRIVALS are permitted.

2025 Spring Semester: Campus Meal Plan level change deadline

May 9, 2025
12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
HFS Contract Processes

The deadline to change 2025 spring semester Campus Meal Plan level is 12:00 p.m. (noon) Friday, May 9.

Eligible...