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Academic Calendar

The academic calendar of the Professional MBA program is anchored by six 7-week terms and also includes immersion courses that typically meet three full Saturdays over a 14-week period on the UofSC Columbia campus. In a seven-week term, students take one course that meets one night per week from 6–9 p.m

Extensive details about course meeting times and/or scheduled Saturday class dates will be found on the course syllabus. Syllabi are available on the Professional MBA Blackboard community website. Current Professional MBA students: consult your course's syllabus for the Saturday date the class will meet. 

 

2019 Professional MBA Academic Calendar 

Saturday, Sept. 14
Professional MBA class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Saturday, Oct. 5
Professional MBA class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Monday, Oct. 14
Fall I term ends

Tuesday, Oct. 15
Fall I break begins

Tuesday, Oct. 22
Fall I break ends

Wednesday, Oct. 23
Fall II term begins

Saturday, Nov. 9
Professional MBA class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Wednesday, Nov. 27
UofSC Thanksgiving break begins

Sunday, Dec. 1
UofSC Thanksgiving break ends

Saturday, Dec. 7
Professional MBA class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Thursday, Dec. 12
Fall II term ends

Sunday, Dec. 15
Darla Moore School of Business Fall Hooding

Monday, Dec. 16 - Sunday, Jan. 12
Professional MBA holiday break

2020 Professional MBA Academic Calendar

Saturday, Jan. 11
Spring 2020 New Student Orientation

Monday, Jan. 13
Spring I term begins

Saturday, Jan. 25
MGMT 770 class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Saturday, Feb. 15
Professional MBA class day of the UofSC Columbia campus

Monday, March 2
Spring I term ends

Tuesday, March 3–March 12
Spring I break 

Saturday, March 14
MGMT 770 class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Tuesday, March 16
Spring II term begins

Saturday, March 28
Professional MBA class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Saturday, April 18
MGMT 770 class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Thursday, April 30
Spring II term ends

Monday, May 4–Thursday, May 7
Spring II break

Monday, May 11
Summer I term begins

Thursday, May 7
Darla Moore School of Business Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 23
Professional MBA class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Monday, May 25
Memorial Day holiday

Saturday, June 13
Professional MBA class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Monday, June 29
Summer I term ends

Tuesday, June 30–Thursday, July 2
Summer I break

Thursday, July 2
Summer I break ends

Monday, July 6
Summer II term begins

Saturday, July 18
Professional MBA class day on UofSC Columbia campus

Saturday, Aug. 15
Fall 2020 New Student Orientation
Professional MBA class day on the UofSC Columbia campus

Thursday, Aug. 20
Summer II term ends

Monday, Aug. 24–Wednesday, Aug. 26
Summer II break

Thursday, Aug. 27
Fall I term begins 

Monday, Sept. 7
Labor Day holiday

Saturday, Sept. 12
Professional MBA class day on UofSC Columbia campus

Saturday, Oct. 3
Professional MBA class day on UofSC Columbia campus

Tuesday, Oct. 15
Fall I break

Monday, Oct. 19
Fall I term ends

Tuesday, Oct. 20
Fall II term begins 

Tuesday, Nov. 3
Election Day holiday

Saturday, Nov. 7
Professional MBA class day on UofSC Columbia campus

Wednesday, Nov. 25–Friday, Nov. 27
UofSC Thanksgiving break

Saturday, Dec. 5
Professional MBA class day on UofSC Columbia campus

Thursday, Dec. 10
Fall II term ends

Sunday, Dec. 13
Darla Moore School of Business Fall Hooding Ceremony

Monday, Dec. 14–Sunday, Jan. 10
Professional MBA winter break


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