Everything you need to know about what to do before your program starts.

Key Dates Summer 2024

May 21 Class Enrollment Information
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the summer class enrollment process.
May 22 Zoom Enrollment Info Session
12:30 - 1:45 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You will have the opportunity to enroll in summer classes after attending orientation.
May 28 Orientation
5:30 - 8:00 p.m. – Join other incoming MSBA students on campus for professional headshots, student IDs, dinner and programming designed to set you up for success as an MSBA student. You will receive an email with additional details in mid-May.
May 29-31 Orientation
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
June 3 Summer classes begin
June Online academic modules available
Online statistics modules, designed to prepare you for intense MBA academics, will be available here and should be completed by August.
Aug. 21 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer - Neeley Banquet Hall 2303
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Summer 2024

May 15 Class Enrollment Information
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the summer class enrollment process.
May 20 Zoom Enrollment Info Session
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You will have the opportunity to enroll in summer classes after attending orientation.
May 21 Orientation Opening Night and Dinner
5:30 - 8:00 p.m. – Join your classmates, faculty and staff on campus for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding MBA experience. Business casual attire is appropriate, but you may want to bring a jacket to wear for the professional headshot photograph that will be taken shortly after your arrival. Dinner will be provided.
May 22 Enroll for Summer and Fall 2024 classes
9:00 a.m.
TBA Summer classes begin
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join Dr. Minakshi Trivedi to kickoff your first course, Marketing Fundamentals. 
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m.
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Wrap-up - Online
6:30 a.m. - 9:20 p.m.
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Join Dr. Vassil Mihov to kickoff your second course, Finance Fundamentals. 
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Wrap-up, Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 
July 26-28 Business Simulation Course - Neeley School of Business, Hays Hall
First-year Accelerated PMBA students will complete a three-day business simulation course beginning the evening of Friday, July 26 and running through late afternoon/evening Sunday, July 28. You will receive 1.5 academic credit hours following the successful completion of this engaging course, which integrates what you learned in the summer fundamentals courses.
Friday, July 26, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. Join Dr. Morgan Swink to kick off your Supply Chain Fundamentals course.
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. 
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Wrap-up - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. 
Week of Aug. 19 Fall classes begin
Aug. 21 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer - Neeley Banquet Hall 2303
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Summer 2024

May 15 Class Enrollment Information
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the summer class enrollment process.
May 20 Zoom Enrollment Info Session
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You will have the opportunity to enroll in summer classes after attending orientation.
May 20 Orientation Opening Night
5:30 - 8:00 p.m. – Join your classmates and PMBA faculty and staff online for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding PMBA Online experience. Details will be provided after acceptance.
May 22 Enroll for Summer and Fall 2024 classes
9:00 a.m.
TBA Summer classes begin
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join Dr. Minakshi Trivedi to kickoff your first course, Marketing Fundamentals. 
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m.
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Wrap-up - Online
6:30 a.m. - 9:20 p.m.
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Join Dr. Vassil Mihov to kickoff your second course, Finance Fundamentals. 
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Wrap-up, Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 
July 26-28 Business Simulation Course - Neeley School of Business, Hays Hall
First-year Accelerated PMBA students will complete a three-day business simulation course beginning the evening of Friday, July 26 and running through late afternoon/evening Sunday, July 28. You will receive 1.5 academic credit hours following the successful completion of this engaging course, which integrates what you learned in the summer fundamentals courses.
Friday, July 26, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. Join Dr. Morgan Swink to kick off your Supply Chain Fundamentals course.
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. 
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Wrap-up - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. 
Week of Aug. 19 Fall classes begin
Aug. 21 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer - Neeley Banquet Hall 2303
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Summer 2024

May 15 Class Enrollment Information
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the summer class enrollment process.
May 21 Zoom Enrollment Info Session
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You will have the opportunity to enroll in summer classes after attending orientation.
May 21 Orientation Opening Night and Dinner
5:30 - 8:00 p.m. – Join your classmates, faculty and staff on campus for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding MBA experience. Business casual attire is appropriate, but you may want to bring a jacket to wear for the professional headshot photograph that will be taken shortly after your arrival. Dinner will be provided.
May 22 Enroll for Summer and Fall 2024 classes
9:00 a.m.
TBA Summer classes begin
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Join Dr. Minakshi Trivedi to kickoff your first course, Marketing Fundamentals. 
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m.
TBA Marketing Fundamentals Course Wrap-up - Online
6:30 a.m. - 9:20 p.m.
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. Join Dr. Vassil Mihov to kickoff your second course, Finance Fundamentals. 
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
TBA Finance Fundamentals Course Wrap-up, Online
6:00 - 9:00 p.m. 
July 26-28 Business Simulation Course - Neeley School of Business, Hays Hall
First-year Accelerated PMBA students will complete a three-day business simulation course beginning the evening of Friday, July 26 and running through late afternoon/evening Sunday, July 28. You will receive 1.5 academic credit hours following the successful completion of this engaging course, which integrates what you learned in the summer fundamentals courses.
Friday, July 26, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Saturday, July 27, 6:00 - 9:30 p.m.
Sunday, July 28, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Launch - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. Join Dr. Morgan Swink to kick off your Supply Chain Fundamentals course.
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Meeting - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. 
TBA Supply Chain Fundamentals Course Wrap-up - Online
6:30 - 9:20 p.m. 
Week of Aug. 19 Fall classes begin
Aug. 21 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer - Neeley Banquet Hall 2303
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Summer 2024

Apr. 22-May 17 Schedule Advising Appointments
Email Cliff Defee at cliff.defee@tcu.edu, our MS in Supply Chain Faculty Lead and your academic advisor, to schedule a one-on-one advising appointment in preparation for summer class enrollment.
May 21 Orientation - Opening Night and Dinner
5:00 p.m. - Join your classmates and faculty and staff on campus for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding MS experience. Business casual attire is appropriate, but you may want to bring a jacket to wear for the professional headshot photograph that will be taken shortly after your arrive. Dinner will be provided.
May 22 Enroll for Summer and Fall 2024 classes
9:00 a.m.
TBA Summer classes begin
Aug. 21 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer - Neeley Banquet Hall 2303
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Fall 2024

April Online academic modules available
Online statistics modules, designed to prepare you for intense MBA academics, will be available here and should be completed by July. 
July Transition to Fort Worth
Build some time in your summer plans to move to DFW and take care of logistics. Once START Workshop begins on August 3, you will have very little free time.
July 24 Incoming Students Meet-and-Greet
6:00 p.m. – Join incoming and returning students at Lot 12's beautiful rooftop patio overlooking TCU. Attire is business casual.
July 24 Class Enrollment Information
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the fall class enrollment process.
July 24-30 International START
Incoming international students will spend time with the Graduate Programs Staff and benefit from training delivered by TCU's Intensive English Program faculty. 
July 29 Enrollment Packet Info Session via Zoom
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You can enroll in fall classes on the second day of orientation.
July 31 START Workshop – Opening Night and Dinner
4:30 - 8:30 p.m. – Join your classmates, MBA faculty and staff for programming designed to help you get to know each other while setting the tone for your MBA experience. You will have a professional headshot taken, so attire is business professional.
Aug 1-13 START Workshop
Beginning at 8:30 a.m. each day – Required for all incoming full-time MBA students, this immersive onboarding experience prepares you for all aspects of life as an MBA student. Sessions will take place on campus. Fall class enrollment will take place during this time as well. START concludes with a case competition at Dell Technologies Headquarters in Austin, TX.
Week of Aug. 19 Fall classes begin
Aug. 21 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Fall 2024

July 24 Class Enrollment Information 
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the fall class enrollment process. 
July 30 Zoom Enrollment Info Session
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You will have the opportunity to enroll in Fall classes after attending orientation.
Aug. 8 Orientation – Opening Night and Dinner
5:30 - 8:00 p.m. – Join your classmates and MBA faculty and staff on campus for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding MBA experience. Business casual attire is appropriate, but you may want to bring a jacket to wear for the professional headshot photograph that will be taken shortly after your arrival. Dinner will be provided.
Aug. 9 Orientation
All Programs 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Join other incoming students for professional development, an introduction to the Graduate Career Management Center, and lunch with your newly assigned fall learning team.
Week of Aug. 19 Fall classes begin
Aug. 21 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Fall 2024

July 24 Class Enrollment Information 
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the fall class enrollment process. 
July 31 Zoom Enrollment Info Session
1:30-2:00 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You will have the opportunity to enroll in fall classes after attending orientation
Aug. 5 Online Orientation
Join your classmates and MBA faculty and staff online for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding PMBA Online experience. Details will be provided after acceptance.
Aug. 9 Enroll for Fall 2024 classes
9:00 a.m.
Week of Aug. 19 Fall classes begin

Key Dates Fall 2024

July 24 Class Enrollment Information 
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the fall class enrollment process. 
July 31 Zoom Enrollment Info Session
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You will have the opportunity to enroll in fall classes after attending orientation.
Aug. 8 Orientation – Opening Night and Dinner
5:30 p.m. – Join your classmates and MBA faculty and staff on campus for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding MBA experience. Business casual attire is appropriate, but you may want to bring a jacket to wear for the professional headshot photograph that will be taken shortly after your arrival. Dinner will be provided.
Aug. 9 Orientation
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Join other incoming students for professional development, an introduction to the Graduate Career Management Center and lunch with your newly assigned fall learning team.
Aug. 16 Energy MBA In Residence Experience
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Join Ann Bluntzer and other faculty for an on-campus experience designed to broaden your understanding of the energy industry.
Aug. 17 Energy MBA In Residence Experience
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Day two of your Energy MBA In Residence Experience.
Aug. 18 Energy in the 21st Century Intersession Class
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Your initial core class, Energy in the 21st Century.
Week of Aug. 19 Fall classes begin
Aug. 21 Incoming Student Meet-and-Greet - Neeley Banquet Hall 2303
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Fall 2024

July 24 Class Enrollment Information 
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the fall class enrollment process. 
July 30 Zoom Enrollment Info Session
1:30 - 2:00 p.m. – Bianca Upshaw, Graduate Academic Advisor, and Olivia Williams will lead a review of the enrollment information emailed to you. You will have the opportunity to enroll in fall classes after attending orientation.
Aug. 8 Orientation – Opening Night and Dinner
5:30 p.m. – Join your classmates and MBA faculty and staff on campus for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding MBA experience. Business casual attire is appropriate, but you may want to bring a jacket to wear for the professional headshot photograph that will be taken shortly after your arrival. Dinner will be provided.
Aug. 9 Enroll for Fall 2024 classes
9:00 a.m. 
Aug. 16 Energy MBA In Residence Experience
11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. – Join Ann Bluntzer and other faculty for an on-campus experience designed to broaden your understanding of the energy industry.
Aug. 17 Energy MBA In Residence Experience
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Day two of your Energy MBA In Residence Experience.
Aug. 18 Energy in the 21st Century Intersession Class
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. – Your initial core class, Energy in the 21st Century.
Week of Aug. 19 Fall classes begin
Aug. 21 Incoming Student Meet-and-Greet - Neeley Banquet Hall 2303
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

Key Dates Fall 2024

July 1-24 Schedule Academic Advising Session
Email Cliff Defee at cliff.defee@tcu.edu, our MS in Supply Chain Faculty Lead and your academic advisor, to schedule a one-on-one advising appointment in preparation for fall class enrollment.
Aug. 8 Orientation – Opening Night and Dinner
5:00 p.m. – Join your classmates and graduate faculty and staff on campus for programming designed to prepare you for an outstanding MS experience. Business casual attire is appropriate, but you may want to bring a jacket to wear for the professional headshot photograph that will be taken shortly after your arrival. Dinner will be provided.
Aug. 9 Orientation 
7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. – Join other incoming students for professional development, an introduction to the Graduate Career Management Center and lunch with your newly assigned fall learning team.
Week of Aug. 19 Fall Classes Begin
Aug. 21 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer on campus. Attire is business casual.

This module is highly encouraged for all incoming Full-time MBA students. Completion of the accounting module will significantly reduce your workload and stress level .

Please follow these steps:

  • Set up a TCU email address.
  • Contact Olivia Williams at o.williams@tcu.edu and she will enroll you in the module.
  • Once you receive a confirmation, please click here to access the Accounting Module.

Estimated time to complete the module is 20 – 40 hours.

To help you “hit the ground running” when classes begin, you will be asked to complete the Harvard Business Schools Quantitative module.  This module is designed to give you the base of knowledge necessary to be productive in your classes.

This module is required. You are expected to have a working knowledge of statistics on the first day of class.

The Harvard Business School Quantitative Methods module is a required prerequisite for INSC 60010, Statistical Models. You must be a deposited student and complete the module prior to the start of INCS 60010.

The estimated time to complete the module is 20-40 hours.

Learn more and get started.

START Workshop

Evan Konecky, Director, Student Engagement Graduate Programs
evan.konecky@tcu.edu  | 817-257-4681

International Student Services
John Singleton,
Director, TCU International Student Services
j.singleton@tcu.edu  | 817-257-7292

Neeley Graduate Career Services
Jessica Cates
Senior Director, Graduate Student Success
j.cates@tcu.edu | 817-257-7152

Pre-Enrollment Modules 
Olivia Williams, Director, MBA Academic Services 
o.williams@tcu.edu  | 817-257-7155  

Need-Based Financial Aid, Student Loans and Grants 
Kyle Parsons, Associate Director of Financial Aid 
TCU Office of Financial Aid 
k.parsons@tcu.edu  |  817-257-7858

Scholarships 
Stephen Jenkins, Senior Director, Graduate Admissions 
s.jenkins@tcu.edu  |  817-257-4671 

Health Insurance and TCU Health Center 
healthcenter@tcu.edu |  817-257-7940

To request to enroll in a graduate independent study course, please download the form and follow the instructions.

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FAQs
We asked our staff and students to respond to frequently asked questions about student technology, transitioning to Fort Worth, START Workshop, academics, student life and more.

TCU Bookstore
Information about books for the fall semester will be available in the spring.

Campus Map

Academic Calendar
The academic calendar provides key dates for TCU. Please note that the MBA program does not observe the university fall break. A detailed calendar specific to the MBA program will be made available at START.

TCU Recreation Center
No need to join a fitness center! The “Rec” has everything you will need. Once you are a student in the fall, you will have free access to the Rec. For those arriving in the summer, we will offer reduced rates for access. More information soon.

TCU Health Insurance
For more information about health insurance for Graduate and International student, please click here to learn more.