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Wharton Academic Calendar 2011-2012 (all dates subject to change)

Fall 2011 Spring 2012 (TBA) Summer 2012

 

FALL 2011

AUGUST
Fri, July 29 International Student Orientation
Sun, July 31 Welcome Reception
Mon, Aug 1 Pre-Term Begins
Wed, Aug 3 MBA Convocation
Tue, Aug 16 Math Proficiency Exam
Sun-Mon, Aug 21-22 Learning Team Retreat (Cluster 1 & 2)
Mon-Tue, Aug 22-23 Learning Team Retreat (Cluster 3 & 4)
Wed, Aug 24 Diversity Workshops (Clusters 1 & 2); Introducing the Core (Clusters 3 & 4)
Thu, Aug 25 Diversity Workshops (Clusters 3 & 4); Introducing the Core (Clusters 1 & 2)
Fri, Aug 26-Thu, Sep 1 MGMT 652 (Teamwork & Leadership)

SEPTEMBER
 
Fri-Mon, Sep 2-5 Labor Day holiday - no classes
Tue, Sep 6 Case Day
Tue-Tue, Sep 6-13 Auction continues for fall courses (Rounds 4-8)
Wed, Sep 7 First Day of Classes
Mon, Sep 12 MGMT652 final exam - 6:30-8:30pm
Mon, Sep 26 Last day to change to or from pass/fail status on Q1/full semester electives
Thu, Sep 29 Last day to drop (without penalty) Q1 classes
  with open capacity at end of Round 8

OCTOBER
 
Mon-Tue, Oct 10-11 Fall Break for electives
Wed, Oct 19 Q1 Reading Day for core courses/no core classes
Thurs-Wed, Oct 20-26 Final Exams for Q1 core courses (full semester electives continue to meet but full
  semester core classes do not meet) (see Exam Calendars for specific dates)
Wed, Oct 26 The last day to drop, without penalty, full semester classes that had open capacity at the
  end of Round 8
Thurs, Oct 27 First day of Q2 courses

NOVEMBER
 
Mon, Oct 31 Auction Ends for Q2 electives
Mon, Nov 14 Last day to change grading status on Q2 electives
Auction begins for Spring 2012 courses
Mon, Nov 21 Last day to drop (without penalty) Q2 classes with
  open capacity at end of Round 10
Thu-Sun, Nov 24-27 Thanksgiving Break

DECEMBER
 
Fri-Mon, Dec 10-13 Final exam reading days
Wed-Wed, Dec 14-21 Final exams for Q2 and full semester courses
Thu, Dec 22 Winter Break begins

 

SPRING 2012

January
Tue-Sat, Jan 3-7 MGEC621 review course (tentative)
  ACCT622 intensive course option (tentative)
Mon, Jan 9 First day of core courses
Wed, Jan 11 Elective spring semester classes begin
Mon, Jan 16 Martin Luther King, Jr. Day observed (no classes)
Thur-Fri, Jan 19-27 1st Year Dedicated Interview Period (first year core classes do not meet; electives continue to meet)
Mon, Jan 30 Last day to change grading status on a Q3 or full semester elective (e.g., add or delete pass/fail option)

February
Mon, Feb 6 Last day to drop, without penalty, Q3 courses that had open capacity at the end of Round 8
Mon, Feb 27 Last day to drop, without penalty, full semester courses that had open capacity at the end of Round 8
Wed-Thu, Feb 29-Mar 1 Q3 core final exams ( (electives continue to meet, but core classes do not meet)

March
Sat-Sun, Mar 3-11 Spring Break (begins at close of classes, Fri, Mar 4)
Mon, Mar 12 First day of Q4 core and elective classes
Mon, Mar 26 Last day to change grading status on a Q4 elective (e.g., add or delete pass/fail option)

April
Mon, Apr 2 The last day to drop, without penalty, Q4 courses that had open capacity at the end of Round 10
Tue, Apr 24 Spring Term Classes End
Wed-Fri, Apr 25-27 Reading Days
Mon-Tue, Apr 30-May 8 Final Exams

May
Sun, May 13 MBA Graduation Ceremony
Mon, May 14 Penn Graduation Commencement

SUMMER 2012

First Summer Session Mon, May 21- Fri, June 29
Second Summer Session Mon, July 2 - Fri, Aug 10

 

 

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