Information for New External Transfer Students

Welcome transfer students! This website will provide you with important information as you prepare to make the transition to Penn in the fall. Certain links may lead you to our first-year pages, but some of that information pertains to you! If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact your assigned advisor (see Path@Penn) or

May 2022

May 2-10: Final Examinations

May 10: Spring Term Ends

May 15: Wharton Undergraduate Graduation Ceremony

May 16Penn Commencement

May 23: Summer Session I and 11-Week Session classes begin

May 30: Memorial Day observed (no classes)

June 2022

June 20: Juneteenth observed (no classes)

June 29: Summer Session I classes end

June 30: Summer Session II classes begin

July 2022

July 4: Independence Day observed (no classes)

July 15-25: Registration system closed (Add/Drop/Swap not permitted)

July 26: Fall 2022 Course Selection reopens @ 7am for all students

August 2022

August 5: Session II & 11-Week Session classes end

August 22: Move-in for Transfer Students

August 29: Wharton Transfer Student Orientation

August 30: First Day of Fall Classes

September 2022

September 5: Labor Day (no classes)

September 13: Course Selection Period Ends

October 2022

October 6-9: Fall Break

October 10: Drop Period Ends

October 22: Homecoming

October 28: Last Day to Change Grade Type

October 31: Advance Registration for Spring Begins

November 2022

November 7: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course¹

November 11-13: Family Weekend

November 13: Advance Registration Ends

November 22: Follow Thursday Class Schedule

November 23: Follow Friday Class Schedule

November 24-27: Thanksgiving Break

December 2022

December 12: Last Day of Classes

December 13-14: Reading Days

December 15-22: Final Examinations

December 22: Fall Term Ends

January 2023

January 11, 2023: First Day of Spring Classes (Monday Classes on a Wednesday)

January 16: Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Observed (no classes)

January 24: Course Selection (Add) Period Ends

February 2023

February 20: Drop Period Ends

March 2023

March 4-12: Spring Break

March 17: Last Day to Change a Grade Type

March 20: Advance Registration for Fall and Summer Begins

March 27: Last Day to Withdraw from a Course ¹

April 2023

April 2: Advance Registration for Fall Ends

April 26: Last Day of Classes

April 27-30: Reading Days

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)

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