Penn State York announces semester break closure

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Penn State York will be closed for semester break beginning on Thursday, Dec. 22 at 5  p.m., and the campus will re-open on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023.  Spring semester classes begin on Monday, Jan. 9.

Credit: Penn State

YORK, Pa. — Penn State York will be closed for regular business for the semester break beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023.

Commencement is set for 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus. For information concerning the ceremony, visit

Registration for the spring semester is ongoing, with most day and evening credit classes beginning Jan. 9, 2023. Other courses begin throughout the semester. Plan to register early to ensure a place in class. Classes are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Visit online for more information on registration.

For information on Penn State York and all the campus has to offer, visit the website or call 717-771-4040.