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Season’s Greetings from Penn State Scranton!

Holiday Greetings

The students, staff and faculty at Penn State Scranton extend their wishes for a happy, safe and healthy holiday season to everyone in both our campus and local communities.

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Campus Hours During Holiday Break

University offices and operations, except for essential services and operations, will close on Friday, December 23, and will resume at normal starting times on Tuesday, January 3, 2023. 

  • The campus’ bookstore will also be open Monday, Dec. 19 through Thursday, Dec. 22, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will be closed Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Jan. 2, reopening on Monday, Jan. 3, resuming its normal operating hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • The campus library is closed starting Monday, Dec. 19 and will remain closed through the rest of year for a major renovation project. Operations are being moved to Dawson 10. 

    During the spring 2023 semester, the library will be open in this temporary space during regular hours (Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.), offering reference services, two public computing stations, seating for 8–10 students to study, and their KIC book/document scanner and Prusa 3D printer. All other services (online reference, instruction, circulation) will continue as normal. Plans are also under way to pilot some new services during this time, such as a mobile library cart. For more details, click here. 
  • The gym will be remain closed for construction until after the new year.
  • The LaunchBox is closed during the break.

Spring Semester 2023

For new and returning students, classes will resume on Monday, Jan. 9, 2023.

The deadline for individuals wishing to register for the Spring 2023 semester is Jan. 8. For more information on student registration, go to: