Entering: Friday/Saturday | Saturday | Americas
Note: Program requires some consecutive weekends and dates are subject to change.
Mandatory Orientation: August 16–17, 2013
Term One — Fall 2013
September 9–13 (mandatory residence period), 27–28
Term Two — Spring 2014
January 6–10 (mandatory residence period), 24–25
Term Three — Summer 2014*
May 16–17, 30–31
Term Four — Fall 2014*
September 5–6, 19–20, 26–27
Term Five — Spring 2015*
January 9–10, 23–24, 30–31
*International Seminar elective options may be scheduled in terms three, four, or five between on-campus class weekends.
Note: Dates are subject to change. Some makeup class sessions and optional review sessions may be scheduled for occasional Thursday evenings.
Mandatory Orientation: April 26-27, 2013
Term One — Summer 2013
May 3–5 (mandatory residence period), 18
Term Two — Fall 2013
September 6–8 (mandatory residence period), 21, 28
Term Three — Spring 2014
January 10–12 (mandatory residence period), 25
Term Four — Summer 2014*
May 17, 31
Term Five — Fall 2014*
September 6, 13, 20, 27
Term Six — Spring 2015*
January 10, 24, 31
*In terms four, five, and six, EMBA Saturday students have the additional option of enrolling in certain Columbia Business School electives that meet on days other than Saturday. International Seminar elective options may be scheduled in these terms between on-campus class weekends.
Notes: Mandatory orientation events on January 6, 2013 will start at 4pm after hotel check-in that day. Evening programming may also be scheduled on 2/11, 3/17, 4/15, 5/13, 6/9, 7/8, 8/4, 9/8, 10/20, and 12/2 after hotel check-in.
Term One — Spring 2013*
Term Two — Summer 2013
Term Three — Fall 2013**
Terms Four and Five
Students in terms four and five will complete a total of eight additional electives, choosing among global elective block week courses (typically Sunday–Thursday), international seminars^^, and EMBA Friday/Saturday or Saturday electives.
*Accommodations are included for program dates in terms one, two, and three listed above. In terms four and five, students will have access to Columbia’s corporate hotel rates, if needed.
**In addition to three courses scheduled during the term three program dates listed above, all students are required to enroll in either a global elective block week or international seminar during this term.
^^International seminars will be scheduled during terms three, four, and five. The cost of one international seminar is included in the program tuition.
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