MBA Academic Calendar



MBA Program Academic Calendar 2020-2021

MBA Program Academic Calendar 2021-2022

Please note that these dates are subject to change due to the evolving nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, pending approval of altered academic policies, and other factors.


MBA Program Refund Schedule*

*Exception: 100% refund applies through day 12 (Feb. 5) for Module 3 2021 classes

Event Details2020-21 Date
Opening Term Begins for incoming 1st year students
(FT and FX)
Sept. 8
Last Day to add or drop for Opening Term (MGMT 550)Sept. 8
Last day to withdraw from Opening Term (MGMT 550)Sept. 13
Opening Term period ends (specific classes end earlier)Sept. 14
Module 1 and fall semester classes beginSept. 14
Add/drop closes for module 1 and semester-long coursesSept. 18
Last day to drop module 1 classes without the grade
of W
Sept. 18
Indigenous People’s Day- CLASSES IN SESSIONOct. 12
Last day of module 1 classesOct. 22
Program Day (reserved for studying)Oct. 23
Last day to withdraw from module 1 classesOct. 23
Module 1 final exams and fall semester midterm examsOct. 24 – 27
Career Week – no classesOct. 28 – Nov. 1
Module 2 classes begin, fall semester classes resumeNov. 2
Add/drop closes for module 2 classesNov. 6
Thanksgiving Holiday – no classesNov. 26 – 27
Last day of Module 2 and fall semester classes,
Meets as a Thursday class day
Dec. 14
Program Day (reserved for studying)Dec. 15
Last day to withdraw from Mod 2 and semester-long classesDec. 15
Module 2 and fall semester final examsDec. 16 – 21
Optional Intensive Learning Experience day
sessions (optional for all students)
Jan. 20 – 24
Inauguration Day – ILE classes still in sessionJan. 20
Module 3 and spring semester classes beginJan. 25
Add period closes for Module 3 classesJan. 29
Drop period closes for Module 3 classes; add/drop closes for semester-long coursesFeb. 5
Presidents Day – classes in sessionFeb. 15
Last day of module 3 classesMarch 4
Program Day (reserved for studying), last day to withdraw from Module 3 classes or change to pass/failMarch 5
Module 3 final exams and spring semester midterm examsMarch 8 – 12
Global Business Experience
(FT 2nd years & EP 3rd years)
*Programming days vary
March 15 – 20
Intensive Learning Experience sessions
(FT 1st years and all Flex)
*ILEs may run two weeks or for the first or second week only
March 15 – 27
Last day to withdraw from a first week daytime ILE or change to pass/failMarch 19
Last day to withdraw from a first week evening ILE or change to pass/failMarch 20
Last day to withdraw from a two week ILE or a second week ILE, or to change to pass/failMarch 27
Module 4 classes begin, spring semester classes resumeMarch 29
Holy Thursday, no classesApril 1
Add/drop closes for Module 4 classes, meets as a Thursday class dayApril 6
MGMT 555 Final Exam – 7 a.m.-7 p.m. (FT 1st years) May 7
Last day of module 4 and spring semester classes,
meets as a Tuesday class day
May 10
Last day to withdraw from Module 4 and semester-long courses, or to change to pass/failMay 11
Program Day (reserved for studying)May 11 – 12
Module 4 and spring semester final examsMay 13 – 15,
17 – 19
Commencement WeekendMay 21 – 23
Module 5 classes begin (EP/FX only)May 24
Add/Drop closes for Module 5 classesMay 28
Memorial Day – no classesMay 31
Friday meets as a Monday class dayJune 4
Juneteenth (Observed) – no classesJune 18
Last day to withdraw from Module 5 classesJune 27
Last day of Module 5 classesJuly 1
Program Day (reserved for studying)July 2
Module 5 final examsJuly 6 – 9
Global Business Experience foreign residency week
(EP/FX 2nd years)
*Travel and programming days vary by section
July 10 -16
Intensive Learning Experience evening sessions
(FT 1st years and all Flex)
*ILEs may run two weeks or for the first or second week only
July 26 – Aug. 7
Module 6 (tutorials only)July 12 – Aug. 19