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Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Admissions to Penn State

Can I accept my offer after May 1?

May 1 is still the deadline for accepting your offer of admission at University Park, but the 19 Commonwealth Campuses will allow students to accept after that date.

We realize that these are very uncertain times, and students might not be prepared to make a decision by May 1 for a number of reasons. If you have an offer to University Park and do not feel you can make a decision by May 1, please send an email with the detailed request to with the Subject Line: Deadline Extension. Penn State will review the requests on an individual basis.