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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 Spring 2018 Course Registration Schedule

ROUND Date Begins Date ends NOTES

Bidding Round 1 (Second Year Students Only)

Thu, November 9, 10:00am (EST)

Mon, November 13, 4:00pm (EST)

Bidding Round 2 (All Students)

Thu, November 16, 10:00am (EST)

Mon, November 20, 4:00pm (EST) Students may drop electives they successfully bid into during the prior round(s) within the first 24 hours of Round 2 (Thu, November 16, 10:00am (EST) - Fri, November 17, 10:00am (EST) and receive a bid point refund.
Bidding Round 3 (All Students) Thu, November 30, 10:00am (EST) Mon, December 4, 4:00pm (EST) Students may drop electives they successfully bid into during the prior round(s) within the first 24 hours of Round 3 [Thu, November 30, 10:00am (EST) - Fri, December 1, 10:00am (EST)] and receive a bid point refund.

Drop for Refund Round

Thu, December 7, 10:00am (EST)

 Fri, December 8, 4:00 pm (EST) Students may drop electives they successfully bid into during Rounds 1, 2, and/or 3.
Waitlist Round Mon, December 11, 10:00am (EST)  Wed, December 13, 4:00pm (EST) Students may place bids only on electives that are at capacity as well as electives that were full following the close of Round 3.
Add/Drop Round Wed, January 3, 10:00am (EST)

Half Block Week Courses: TBA

    Full Block Week 1 Electives:
    Mon, January 8, 11:59 PM (EST)

    Full Block Week 2 Electives:
    Tue, January 16, 11:59 PM (EST)

    A-Term and Full-Term Electives:
    Tue, January 30, 11:59pm (EST)

    Withdraw: Block Week Courses SEE NOTES SEE NOTES

    Half-Block Week Courses: TBA

      Full-Block Week 1 Courses: Withdraw by Tue January 9, 1:30pm (EST)

      Full-Block Week 2 Courses: Withdraw by Wed January 17, 1:30pm (EST)

      Withdraw: A-Term and Full-Term Courses

      Wed, January 31, 12:00am (EST)

      Wed, February 14, 11:59pm (EST)
      Add/Drop Round: B-Term Electives

      Mon, March 19, 8:00am (EST)

      Fri, March 23, 3:59pm (EST)  

      Withdraw: B-Term Courses

      Friday, March 23 4:00pm (EST)

      Friday, April 6, 11:59pm (EST)

      MBA Fall 2017 Course Registration Schedule

      ROUND Date Begins Date ends NOTES
      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 Fall 2017 Bidding Schedule

      Round Start Date End Date Notes

      Info Poll

      Jun 8, 10AM EDT

      Jun 15, 4PM EDT

      Round 1

      Jul 18, 10AM EDT

      Jul 25, 4PM EDT

      Round 2

      Jul 28, 10AM EDT

      Aug 4, 4PM EDT

      Dropping of courses allowed throughout Round 2

      Waitlist Round

      Aug 9, 10AM EDT

      Aug 15, 4PM EDT

      Waitlist results will be available during Add/Drop round

      EMBA Add/Drop Round

      Aug 18, 10AM EDT


       

      Sep 13, 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, October 10th.