Spring 2021 academic calendar and deadlines

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Advance registration period for the spring term Monday, November 30 -
Monday, December 7 (2020)
Classes begin (regular Wednesday classes) Wednesday, January 13
January Executive Weekend Friday, January 15 -
Saturday, January 16
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed Monday, January 18
Tuition reduction request forms due Tuesday, February 2
Last day to add a course Tuesday, February 2
Last day to drop a course with no financial obligation and no notation on the transcript (After this date LPS students must contact the LPS office to drop a course) Tuesday, February 2
February Executive Weekend Friday, February 19 -
Saturday, February 20
Last day to drop a course with 50% financial obligation and no notation on transcript (LPS students must complete a Late Drop Form) Monday, March 1
Spring recess begins at close of classes on Tuesday, March 9 Saturday, March 6 -
Sunday, March 14
Spring recess ends; classes resume Monday, March 15
March Executive Weekend Friday, March 19 -
Saturday, March 20
Last day to change grade type status in a course (Submit a request form at https://srfs.upenn.edu/grade-type-change) Friday, March 19
Advance registration for fall and registration for summer classes Monday, March 22 -
Sunday, April 4
Last day to withdraw from a course. Full financial obligation applies. (LPS students must submit a withdrawal form) Monday, March 29
April Executive Weekend Friday, April 23 -
Saturday, April 24
Spring term classes end Thursday, April 29
Reading days Friday, April 30 -
Monday, May 3
Final examinations Tuesday, May 4 -
Tuesday, May 11
Spring term ends Tuesday, May 11
Fels Graduation Sunday, May 16
University Commencement Monday, May 17

Fels Institute of Government

The Fels Institute of Government
3814 Walnut St. 
Philadelphia, PA 19104

(215) 898-7326