The Academic Calendar

Program Schedule

The Master of Advanced Management program begins with an intensive orientation session in mid-August. Subsequently, classes are held every week beginning at the end of August. Commencement is held in late May.

Please note: This is not the master academic calendar and dates are subject to change. 

Fall 2018

August 13 (Mon.)
Required entry date for F-1 student visa holders
August 17 (Fri.)
Recommended Career Development Office Programming
August 20-28 (Mon.-Tues.)
Mandatory Incoming Student Orientation
August 29 (Wed.)
Fall-term elective classes begin; Add/Drop for nonSOM electives begins
August 31 (Fri.)
Make-up day: Monday classes meet (elective and core); Stata meets
September 3 (Mon.)
Labor Day, classes do not meet; administrative offices closed
September 7 (Fri.)
Drop period ends (session-1 and full semester), 5:00 p.m.
October 11 (Thu.)
Session-1 classes end (electives and core)
October 12 (Fri.)
Elective final exam period
October 15-19 (Mon.-Fri.)
Global Network Week; classes do not meet
October 22 (Mon.)
Classes resume; Session-2 classes begin (elective and core)
October 29 (Mon.)
Drop period ends (session-2), 5:00 p.m.
November 2 (Fri.)
Session-1 grades due, 5:00 p.m.
November 19-23 (Mon.-Fri.)
November recess; classes do not meet
November 26 (Mon.)
Classes resume
December 11 (Tue.)
Classes end
December 12 (Wed.)
Session-2 classes that meet on Wednesdays only end
December 13 (Thurs.)
Session-2 classes that meet on Thursdays only end
December 12-18 (Wed.-Tue.)
Final exam period (elective and MBA core)
December 19 (Wed.)
Winter recess begins; classes do not meet

Spring 2019

January 2 (Wed.)
Fall grades due, 5:00 p.m.
January 14 (Mon.)
Yale College and Graduate School courses begin
January 18 (Fri.)
YSOM Monday classes begin; Yale College and Graduate School make-up day (Monday classes meet, Friday classes do not meet)
January 21 (Mon.)
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day; classes do not meet; administrative offices closed
January 22 (Tue.)
YSOM electives begin
January 28 (Mon.)
Drop period ends (session-1 and full semester), 5:00 p.m.
March 5 (Tue.)
Classes end (elective and core)
March 6 (Wed.)
Classes that meet on Wednesdays only meet
March 7 (Thurs.)
Classes that meet on Thursdays only meet
March 6-8 (Wed.-Fri.)
Exam period (elective  and  core)
March 11-22 (Mon.-Fri.)
Global Network Week; classes do not meet
March 22 (Fri.)
Session-1 grades due, 5:00 p.m.
March 25 (Mon.)
Classes resume; session-2 classes begin
April 1 (Mon.)
Drop period ends (session-2), 5:00 p.m.
April 19 (Fri.)
Good Friday; administrative offices closed, undergraduate and graduate courses meet
May 7 (Tues.)
Classes end (elective and core)
May 8 (Wed.)
Session-2 classes that meet on Wednesdays only end
May 9 (Thurs.)
Session-2 classes that meet on Thursdays only end
May 8-14 (Wed.-Tue.)
Final exam period (electives and core)
May 15 (Wed.)
SOM Graduating student grades due, 5:00 p.m.
May 20 (Mon.)
Commencement