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Schedule Changes

Please be aware that courses may be canceled at the discretion of the Dean's Office. All schedules may be subject to change.

MBA Course Registration Schedule

Incoming MBAs: New to BOSS? Check out this overview. 

*Full-time MBA students enrolled in EMBA courses must abide by EMBA course deadlines, listed at the bottom of this page.

MBA Summer 2017 Course Registration Schedule

ROUND Date Begins Date ends NOTES

Bidding Round 1

(First Year J-Termers Only)

Thu, Apr 6, 10:00am (EST)

Mon, Apr 10, 4:00pm (EST)  

Bidding Round 2

(First Year J-Termers Only)

Thu, Apr 13, 10:00am (EST)

Mon, Apr 17, 4:00pm (EST) Students may drop electives they successfully bid into during Round 1 during the first 24 hours of Round 2 (Thursday, Apr. 13 @ 10:00 am - Friday, Apr 14 @ 10:00 am) and receive a bid point refund.

Drop for Refund Round

(First Year J-Termers Only)

Thu, Apr 20, 10:00am (EST)

 Fri, Apr 21, 4:00 pm (EST) Students may drop electives they successfully bid into during Rounds 1 and 2.
Waitlist Round Tue, Apr 25, 10:00am (EST)  Thu,Apr 27, 4:00pm (EST) Students may place bids only on electives that are at capacity.
Add/Drop Round: Block Week Electives Thu, May 11, 8:00am (EST) Tue, May 16, 9:00am (EST)

Half Block Week Courses:

  • B8575-001 Fundamentals of Governance: Drop by Mon, May 15, 2:00pm (EST)
  • B8315-001 Game Theory and Business: Drop by Wed, May 17, 11:59:00pm (EST)

Block week courses also have unique withdrawal deadlines. Please see below.

Add/Drop Round: A-Term, B-Term, and Full-Term Electives.

Thu, May 11, 8:00am (EST)

 

 

Tue, May 30, 4:00pm (EST)  
Withdraw: Block Week Courses SEE NOTES SEE NOTES

Half-Block Week Courses:

  • B8575-001 Fundamentals of Governance: Withdraw by Mon, May 15, 11:59pm EST
  • B8315-001 Game Theory and Business: Withdraw by Wed, May 18, 2:00pm EST

Full-Block Week Courses (All): Withdraw by Tue May 16, 1:30pm EST

Withdraw: A-Term and Full-Term Courses

Tue, May 30, 4:01pm (EST)

Friday, June 9 @ 6:00pm (EST)  
Add/Drop Round: B-Term Electives

Thur, July 6, 8:00am EST

Thur, July 13, 4:00pm EST

Off-Menu Course: Personal Leadership & Success will have an add/drop deadline of:

  • 11:59 pm on the first day class, July 21

 

Withdraw: B-Term Courses

Thur, July 13, 4:01pm

 

Mon, July 24, 6:00pm

Off-Menu Course: Personal Leadership & Success will have a withdrawal deadline of:

  • 1:30 pm on the second day of class, July 22

 

MBA Fall 2017 Course Registration Schedule

ROUND Date Begins Date ends NOTES

Bidding Round 1

Thu, July 13, 10:00am (EST)

Mon, July 17, 4:00pm (EST)  

Bidding Round 2

Thu, July 20, 10:00am (EST)

Mon, July 24, 4:00pm (EST) Students may drop electives they successfully bid into during Round 1 during the first 24 hours of Round 2 (Thursday, July 20 @ 10:00 am - Friday, July 21 @ 10:00 am) and receive a bid point refund.

Drop for Refund Round

Thu, July 27, 10:00am (EST)

 Fri, July 28, 4:00 pm (EST) Students may drop electives they successfully bid into during Rounds 1 and 2.
Waitlist Round Tue, Aug 15, 10:00am (EST)  Thu, Aug 17, 10:00am (EST) Students may place bids only on electives that are at capacity.
Add/Drop Round Fri, Aug 18, 10:00am (EST)
Block Week Electives:
Tue, Aug 29, 9:00 AM (EST)
A-Term, B-Term, and Full-Term Electives:
Mon, Sep 11, 11:59pm (EST)

 

Withdraw: Block Week Courses SEE NOTES SEE NOTES

Half-Block Week Courses: TBD

Full-Block Week Courses (All): Withdraw by Tue Aug 29, 1:30pm (EST)

Withdraw: A-Term and Full-Term Courses

Tue, Sep 12, 12:00am (EST)

Tues, Sep 26, 6:00pm (EST)  
Add/Drop Round: B-Term Electives

Thur, Oct 26, 8:00am (EST)

Thur, Nov 2, 4:00pm (EST)  

 

Withdraw: B-Term Courses

Thur, Nov 2, 4:01pm (EST)

 

Wed, Nov 15, 6:00pm (EST)  

EMBA Summer 2017 Bidding Schedule

Round Start Date End Date Notes

Info Poll

Feb 22, 10AM EDT

Feb 28, 4PM EDT

 

Round 1

Mar 28, 10AM EDT

Apr 4, 4PM EDT

 

Round 2

Apr 7, 10AM EDT

Apr 14, 4PM EDT

Dropping of courses allowed throughout Round 2

Waitlist Round

Apr 19, 10AM EDT

Apr 25, 4PM EDT

Waitlist results will be available during Add/Drop round

EMBA Add/Drop Round

Apr 27, 10AM EDT


 

May 18, 4PM EDT


 

Add/Drop results are posted in real time

Please note, withdrawing from a course after add/drop ends will result in a "W" on the transcript. The deadline to withdraw with a "W" on the transcript is Tuesday, June 13th.