Feb 28-Mar 01

Residential Building Design & Construction Conference/Housing & Land Development Conference

Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel

The Pennsylvania Housing Research Center (PHRC) is hosting two concurrent conferences February 28 through March 1, 2018, at the Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel – the fourth Residential Building Design & Construction Conference (RBDC) and the 26th Annual Housing & Land Development Conference (H&LD).


Mar 04-10

Spring Break

No Classes.


Apr 05

Kavanagh Lecture Series

117 John Bill Freeman Auditorium
7:30 p.m.

Dr. Dan M. Frangopol, the Fazlur R. Khan Endowed Chair of Structural Engineering and Architecture at Lehigh University, will present "Risk, Resilience and Sustainability of Civil Infrastructure in a Life-Cycle Context" as part of the Kavanagh Lecture Series on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. in 117 John Bill Freeman Auditorium at the Hub-Robeson Center.


Apr 11

CEE Alumni Panel Discussion

7:00 p.m.

Discuss career tracks for civil and environmental engineers.


Apr 23

Outstanding Engineering Alumni Award Ceremony

The Penn State Outstanding Engineering Alumni (OEA) Awards recognize graduates who have reached exceptional levels of professional achievement. It rewards outstanding alumni for their success in their field and for the impact they have had and will continue to have on society and their profession. Established in 1966, the award is the highest honor bestowed by the College of Engineering. This year's recipient will be honored on April 23.


Apr 27

Classes End

Last Day of classes.


Apr 30-May 04

Finals Week

May 04

Undergraduate Commencement Ceremony

Bryce Jordan Center
8:00 p.m.


May 06

Graduate School Commencement Ceremony

Bryce Jordan Center
6:30 p.m.




The Penn State Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, established in 1881, is internationally recognized for excellence in the preparation of undergraduate and graduate engineers through the integration of education, research, and leadership.

Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering

212 Sackett Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802-1408

Phone: 814-863-3084