Information for the Class of 2024

Welcome and congratulations! Keep an eye on your email and the important dates on this page to help you make the most of your senior year and graduate on time.

Sunday, May 19, 2024
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
The Palestra | 235 South 33rd Street

Monday, May 20, 2024
10:15 p.m.
Franklin Field | 33rd and South Streets

Important Dates and Events

Please note that 0.5 CU Wharton courses have different deadlines. More information can be found here.

May 2023

May 1-9: Final Examinations

May 9: Spring Term Ends

May 14: Wharton Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony

May 15Penn Commencement

May 22: Summer Session I and 11-Week Session classes begin

May 29: Memorial Day observed (no classes)

June 2023

June 19: Juneteenth observed (no classes)

June 28: Summer Session I classes end

June 29: Summer Session II classes begin

July 2023

July 4: Independence Day observed (no classes)

August 2023

August 4: Session II & 11-Week Session classes end

August 25-28: Move-in for returning students

August 27-September 1: Second-Year Orientation

August 29: First Day of Fall Classes

September 2023

September 1: Wharton Club Fair

September 4: Labor Day (no classes)

September 12: Course Selection Period Ends

October 2023

October 9: Drop Period Ends

October 12-15: Fall Break

October 27: Last Day to Change a Grade Mode

October 27-29: Family Weekend

October 30: Advance Registration for Spring Begins

November 2023

November 4: Homecoming

November 6: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course¹

November 13: Advance Registration Ends

November 21: Follow Thursday Class Schedule

November 22: Follow Friday Class Schedule

November 23-26: Thanksgiving Break

November 27: Deadline for fall 2023 grads to complete the graduation application

December 2023

December 11: Last Day of Classes

December 12-13: Reading Days

December 14-21: Final Examinations

December 21: Fall Term Ends

January 2024

January 15: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed

January 18: First Day of Spring Classes

January 31: Course Selection (Add) Period Ends

February 2024

February 27: Drop Period Ends

March 2024

March 2-10: Spring Break

March 22: Last Day to Change a Grade Mode

March 25: Advance Registration for Fall and Summer Begins

April 2024

April 2: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course ¹

April 8: Advance Registration for Fall Ends

April 26: Deadline for spring 2024 grads to complete the graduation application

May 2024

May 1: Last Day of Classes

May 2-5: Reading Days

May 6-14: Final Examinations

May 14: Spring Term Ends

May 19: Wharton Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony

May 20Penn Commencement

¹ Please note that some courses have earlier withdrawal deadlines. Students must abide by deadlines and policies published by faculty.