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Academic Calendar

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

Extensive details about course meeting times and/or scheduled Saturday class dates will be found on the course syllabus. Syllabuses are available on the Professional MBA Blackboard community website. Current Professional MBA Students: Consult your course's syllabus for the updated Saturday class day schedule. 

 

2017 - 2018 Professional MBA Academic Calendar 

September 2017

Monday, Sept. 4
Labor Day holiday

Saturday, Sept. 16
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia campus

October 2017

Saturday, Oct. 7
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia campus

Monday, Oct. 16
Fall I 2017 term ends

Tuesday, Oct. 17
Fall I Break begins

Tuesday, Oct. 24
Fall I Break ends

Wednesday, Oct. 25
Fall II 2017 term begins 

November 2017

Saturday, Nov. 11
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia campus

Wednesday, Nov. 22
USC Thanksgiving Break begins

Sunday, Nov. 26
USC Thanksgiving Break ends

December 2017

Saturday, Dec. 9
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia campus

Thursday, Dec. 14 
Fall II 2017 term ends

Sunday, Dec. 17
Moore School of Business Hooding Ceremony
USC Winter Break begins

January 2018

Saturday, Jan. 6
Spring 2018 New Student Orientation

Tuesday, Jan. 16
Spring I term begins

Saturday, Jan. 27
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia Campus

Saturday, Jan. 27
MGMT 770 class day on the USC Columbia Campus

February 2018

Saturday, Feb. 17
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia Campus

March 2018

Monday, March 5
Spring I term ends

Tuesday, March 6
Professional MBA Spring I break begins

Sunday, March 11
Professional MBA Spring I break ends

Monday, March 12
Spring II term begins

Saturday, March 17
MGMT 770 class day on the USC Columbia Campus

Saturday, March 24
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia Campus

April 2018

Saturday, April 21
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia Campus

Thursday, April 26
Spring II term ends

Saturday, April 28
MGMT 770 class day on the USC Columbia Campus

Monday, April 30
Professional MBA Spring II break begins

May 2018

Sunday, May 6
Professional MBA Spring II break ends

Monday, May 7
Summer I term begins

Thursday, May 10
Moore School of Business Hooding Ceremony

Saturday, May 26
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia Campus

June 2018

Saturday, June 16
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia Campus

Thursday, June 21
Summer I term ends

Monday, June 25
Summer II term begins

July 2018

Monday, July 2
Professional MBA Summer I term break begins

Thursday, July 5
Professional MBA Summer I term break ends

Saturday, July 14
Professional MBA class day on the USC Columbia Campus

August 2018

Saturday, Aug. 11
Fall 2018 New Student Orientation

Wednesday, Aug. 15
Summer II term ends

Thursday, Aug. 16
Professional MBA Summer II break begins

Sunday, Aug. 26
Professional MBA Summer II break ends

Monday, Aug. 27
Fall I term begins