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Summer 2016 registration
Monday, February 1, 2016
Students graduating in Spring 2016 must activate an Intent to Graduate on eLion Between May 9 through June 17
Summer I Session M/W   5/9    - 6/22
T/R     5/10  - 6/23
Sat.    5/14  - 6/25
Summer II Session M/W   6/27  - 8/10
T/R     6/28  - 8/9
Classes will not meet on the following dates:

Memorial Day Weekend -
Saturday, May 28 through Monday, May 30

Independence Day Weekend -
Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4

Summer 2016 Commencement Saturday, August 13 at University Park
Summer 2016

Fall 2016 registration begins Monday, June 6, 2016
Students graduating in Fall 2016 must activate an Intent to Graduate on eLion                                                     
Between August 15 through September 6
Fall I Session M/W    8/22 - 10/10
T/R      8/23 - 10/6
Sat.     8/27 - 10/15
Fall II Session M/W    10/17 - 12/5
T/R      10/18 - 12/6
Sat.     10/22 - 12/10
Classes will not meet on the following dates:

Labor Day Weekend - Saturday, September 3 through Monday, September 5

Thanksgiving Holiday - Wednesday, November 23 through Sunday, November 27

Fall 2016 Commencement Saturday, December 17 at University Park
Fall 2016

Please note: The University reserves the right to change, postpone, cancel, or change instructors for any course due to unforeseen

Access Accounts

All students are required to have a Penn State Access Account. To activate your account, stop by the Computer Center on campus.

Deferred Tuition Payment Plan

View deferred payment plans


eLion allows current students to register and pay for courses online, view their grades, check e-mail, and request transcripts.

Penn State Student Portal System

The Penn State Student Customized Web page is your own version of the Penn State home page. Similar to MyNetscape or MyYahoo, the portal system lets you collect all of your favorite links in one place.


Textbook Rentals Come to Bookstore - As of fall 2010, Penn State Great Valley will become part of a select group of colleges/universities offering students a textbook rental program.