Academic Calendar

PRE-TERM 2017*
EVENT DATE
International Students’ Orientation Sunday, August 6
Wharton Partners & Kids Event Sunday, August 6
MBA Pre-Term Exercises  Begin (required) Monday, August 7, 2:30 pm: Students are expected to be in attendance for all events from August 7-28, including Saturday, August 12 and Sunday, August 13
Learning Team Retreat (required) Monday, August 14 and Tuesday, August 15 (Commitment may extend beyond regular business hours)
The Big Idea (required) Tuesday, August 15 and Wednesday, August 16 (Commitment may extend beyond regular business hours)
MGMT 610: Foundations of Teamwork and Leadership (required) Friday, August 18 and Monday, August 21  – Thursday, August 24 (Commitment may extend beyond regular business hours)
MGMT 610 Final Exam (required) Monday, August 28
MBA Convocation (required) Monday, August 28
Diversity Workshops & Introduction to the Classroom (required) TBD
FALL 2017 (required)
First Day of Fall Classes (required) Tuesday, August 29
Labor Day (classes do not meet) Monday, September 4
Quarter 1 Final Exams Thursday, October 12 – Wednesday, October 18
Thanksgiving Break Begins at Close of Classes Wednesday, November 22
Thanksgiving Break Ends at 8:00 a.m. Monday, November 27
Fall Term Classes End Monday, December 11
Reading Days Tuesday, December 12 and Wednesday, December 13
Q2 and Full Semester Final Exams Thursday, December 14 – Thursday, December 21

*Subject to change.

SPRING 2018
EVENT DATE
Spring Term classes begin Wednesday, January 10
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (classes do not meet) Monday, January 15
Quarter 3 Final Exams Monday, February 26 – Friday, March 2
Spring Break (classes do not meet) Saturday, March 3 – Sunday, March 11
Spring Break Ends at 8:00 a.m. Monday, March 12
Spring Term Classes End Wednesday, April 25
Reading Days Thursday, April 26 – Friday, April 27
Final Exams Monday, April 30 – Tuesday, May 8
MBA Commencement Sunday, May 13
University of Pennsylvania Commencement Monday, May 14