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 2021 – 2022


MBA Program Refund Schedule 2020 – 2021

Event Details2021-22 Date
Opening Term begins for incoming FT and FX 1st year studentsAugust 2
Add/drop closes for Opening Term coursesAugust 3
Last day to withdraw from Opening Term coursesAugust 19
Opening Term endsAugust 20
Module 1 and fall semester classes begin, meets as a Monday class dayAugust 25
Add/drop closes for Module 1 coursesSept. 2
Add/drop closes for semester-long coursesSept. 3
Labor Day – no classesSept. 6
Last day to withdraw from Module 1 classesSept. 28
Last day of Module 1 classesOct. 6
Program Day (reserved for studying)Oct. 7
Module 1 final exams and fall semester midterm exams8, 12 – 15
Indigenous Peoples Day – no classes/examsOct. 11
Career Week/Fall Break – no classesOct. 17 – 23
Module 2 classes begin, fall semester classes resumeOct. 25
Add/drop closes for Module 2 classesOct. 29
Last day to withdraw from fall semester-long coursesNov. 18
Thanksgiving Holiday – no classesNov. 24 – 26
Last day to withdraw from Module 2 coursesNov. 28
Meets as a Wednesday class dayDec. 6
Last day of Module 2 and fall semester classes, meets as a Thursday class dayDec. 7
Program Day (reserved for studying)Dec. 8
Module 2 and fall semester final examsDec. 9 – 11, 13 – 14
Optional Intensive Learning Experience (ILE) daytime sessionsJan. 7 – 11
Last day to drop a January ILEJan. 7
Last day to withdraw from a January ILEJan. 10
Module 3 and spring semester classes begin, meets as a Monday class dayJan. 12
Global Business Experience Launch – all day (FT 2nd years)Jan. 14
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – no classesJan. 17
Add/drop closes for Module 3 classesJan. 20
Last day to withdraw from Module 3 classesFeb. 15
Presidents Day – no classesFeb. 21
Last day of Module 3 classes, meets as a Monday class dayFeb. 24
Program Day (reserved for studying)Feb. 25
Module 3 final exams and spring semester midterm examsFeb. 28 – March 4
Global Business Experience foreign residency week (FT 2nd years, FX22 Fall/Spring GBE  students) 
 *Travel and programming days vary by section/location
March 5 – 12
Intensive Learning Experience evening sessions (Flex, FT 1st years) 
 *ILEs may run for two weeks or for the first or second week only 
 *Specific add/drop and withdrawal dates for each type of ILE are on the Program   Office Canvas site 
Spring break for any students not participating in GBE or ILEs
March 7 – 19
Add/drop closes for Module 4 classesMarch 25
Easter BreakApril 14 – 18
Last day to withdraw from spring semester-long coursesApril 19
Last day to withdraw from Module 4 classesApril 24
The Executive Challenge – all day (FT 1st years)April 29
Last day of Module 4 and spring spring semester classes,  
 meets as a Thursday class day
May 3
Program Day (reserved for studying)May 4
Module 4 and spring semester final examsMay 5 – 6, 9 – 11
CommencementMay 20
Module 5 classes begin (Flex only)May 23
Add/Drop closes for Module 5 classesMay 27
Memorial Day – no classesMay 30
Friday meets as a Monday class dayJune 3
Juneteenth (Observed) – no classesJune 17
Last day to withdraw from Module 5 classesJune 26
Last day of Module 5 classesJune 30
Program Day (reserved for studying)July 1
Module 5 final examsJuly 5-8
Global Business Experience foreign residency week (Flex 2nd years) 
 *Travel and programming days vary by section/location
July 9-16
Intensive Learning Experience evening sessions 
 *ILEs may run for two weeks or for the first or second week only 
 *Specific add/drop and withdrawal dates for each type of ILE are on the Program   Office Canvas site
July 25 – Aug 6
Module 6 (tutorials only)July 11 – Aug 18