MBA ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Vanderbilt is guided by two commitments—offering an excellent education to each and every Vanderbilt student and providing to the best extent possible for the health and well-being of everyone in our campus community. Our goal is to resume on-campus, in-person teaching as soon as possible, based on public health status and safety protocols.

 

2020 FALL SEMESTER 
ORIENTATION
Aug. 3-4*International Summer Business Program (ISBP)
Aug. 5-7*Owen Connect Week (Orientation for Incoming Students)
MOD I
Aug. 17First Day of Classes
Sept. 7Labor Day (All classes IN session)
Oct. 1Last Day of Classes
Oct. 5-9Mod I Exam Period
MOD II
Oct. 12First Day of Classes
Nov. 21-29Thanksgiving Break
Note: There will be NO in-person meetings after Thanksgiving
Dec. 3Last Day of Classes
Dec. 7-11Mod II Exam Period
Dec. 12- Jan. 17Winter Break
*Orientation dates are tentative as we continue to monitor COVID-19 and its impact on the safety and health of the Vanderbilt community.
**More details on Orientation will be provided closer to the start of the school year.

2021 SPRING SEMESTER 
MOD III
Jan. 18Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday- NO Classes**
Jan. 19First Day of Classes
Mar. 5Last Day of Classes
Mar. 8-12Mod III Exam Period
MOD IV
Mar. 16First Day of Classes
Apr. 29Last Day of Classes
May 3-7Mod IV Exam Period
May 14Commencement
** We will celebrate and commemorate the Martin Luther King Holiday (Monday, January 18) across campus with remote activities. For the first week of Mod III, classes will shift to Tuesday-Friday.

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