University Park Important Dates for 2023-2024 academic year
Important Housing-related dates for the 2023-2024 academic year. Individual events will also be posted on the Important Dates page.
This list does not include all of the LiveOn Housing Process Timeline dates for current students.
This list includes the dates and times that University Housing opens/closes for break periods; the University is not able to offer early arrival or late departures, so please plan travel arrangements accordingly.
|Summer II 2023||June 26||Summer II Arrival www.arrival.psu.edu/university-park|
|Summer II 2023||July 4||Independence Day: no classes, University Housing remains open|
|Summer II 2023||August 11||Final Exams|
|Summer II 2023||August 12||Summer Semester Ends: University Housing CLOSES at 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET Saturday 8/12|
|Fall 2023||August 14-16||Fall Semester EARLY Arrival (additional fees apply) https://arrival.psu.edu/special-programsgroups-early-arrival|
|Fall 2023||August 17-20||Fall Semester Arrival www.arrival.psu.edu/university-park|
|Fall 2023||September 4||Labor Day: no classes, University Housing remains open|
|Fall 2023||November 19||Fall Break: University Housing CLOSES at 10:00 a.m. ET on Sunday 11/19
All students, except those with a Break Access/Holiday Housing HFS Contract, must vacate the residence halls (belongings can remain)
|Fall 2023||November 20-24||Fall Break: no classes, University Housing closed|
|Fall 2023||November 26||Fall Break: University Housing OPENS at 10:00 a.m. ET on Sunday 11/26|
|Fall 2023||December 15||Deadline to change fall 2023 Campus Meal Plan in eLiving is 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET|
|Fall 2023||December 11-15||Final Exams|
|Fall 2023||December 16||Fall Semester Ends: University Housing CLOSES at 4:00 p.m. ET Saturday 12/16|
|Spring 2024||January 6||Spring Semester Begins: University housing OPENS at 8:00 a.m. ET Saturday 1/6
NO EARLY ARRIVALS permitted
|Spring 2024||January 15||Martin Luther King Day: no classes, University Housing remains open|
|Fall 2024||February 1||Housing Fair 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Alumni Hall, HUB-Robeson|
|Spring 2024||March 2||Spring Break: University housing CLOSES 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET Saturday 3/2
All students, except those with a Break Access/Holiday Housing HFS Contract, must vacate
|Spring 2024||March 4-8||Spring Break: no classes, University Housing closed|
|Spring 2024||March 10||Spring Break: University housing OPENS at 10:00 a.m. ET on Sunday 3/10
NO EARLY ARRIVALS permitted
|Spring 2024||May 3||Deadline to change spring 2024 Campus Meal Plan in eLiving is 12:00 p.m. (noon) ET|
|Spring 2024||April 29 - May 3||Final Exams|
|Spring 2024||May 4||Spring Semester Ends: University Housing CLOSES at 4:00 p.m. ET Saturday 5/4 for all first year students living in East Halls.|
|Spring 2024||May 5||Spring Semester Ends: University Housing CLOSES at 4:00 p.m. ET Sunday 5/5 for ALL housing areas (except East Halls).|
***Update 05/26/2023: Residence Halls closing times for Fall Break have been updated, due to the change in the football game schedule.