Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Weekend Executive Class of '18

TERM 1 (2017)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

May 16 - June 4

Orientation Residency (mandatory; learn more)

June 5 - June 8

Weekend 1 Residency (learn more about residencies)

June 9 - June 10

Weekend 2 Residency

June 23 - June 24

Weekend 3 Residency

July 7 - July 8

Weekend 4 Residency

July 21 - July 22

Weekend 5 Residency

August 4 - August 5 

Weekend 6 Residency

August 18 - August 19 

Finals (distance)

August 26 - September 4

Break 

September 5 - September 11 

TERM 2 (2017 - 2018)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

September 12 - September 21

Weekend 1 Residency

September 22 - September 23

Weekend 2 Residency

October 6 - October 7

Weekend 3 Residency

October 20 - October 21

Weekend 4 Residency

November 3 - November 4

Weekend 5 Residency

November 17 - November 18

Weekend 6 Residency

December 1 - December 2

Finals (distance)

December 9 - December 18

 Break

December 19 - January 8

TERM 3 (2018)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

January 9 - January 18

Weekend 1 Residency (includes team changeover)

January 19 - January 21

Weekend 2 Residency

February 2 - February 3

Weekend 3 Residency

February 16 - February 17

Weekend 4 Residency

March 9 - March 10

Weekend 5 Residency

March 23 - March 24

Weekend 6 Residency

April 6 - April 7

Finals (distance)

April 14 - April 23

Break/GATE*

April 24 - May 21

TERM 4 (2018)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

May 22 - May 31

Weekend 1 Residency

June 1 - June 2

Weekend 2 Residency

June 15 - June 16

Weekend 3 Residency

June 29 - June 30

Weekend 4 Residency

July 13 - July 14

Weekend 5 Residency

July 27 - July 28

Weekend 6 Residency

August 10 - August 11

Finals (distance)

August 18 - August 27

Break 

August 28 - September 6

ELECTIVE TERM (2018)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

September 7 - September 20

Final Residency

September 21** - October 6**

Break

October 7 - October 8

Distance

October 9 - December 17

OPTIONAL CONCENTRATION TERM (2019)

Independent Project for Optional Concentration

January - April 2019

GRADUATION

Degree Conferral 

December 30, 2018

Graduation Ceremony

May 11 - 12, 2019

* Global Academic Travel Experience (GATE): This is an optional course which is a blend of in-class and in-country experiences. The in-country experience will occur between Terms 3 and 4, with required class sessions prior to departure. Additional fees apply. GATE is subject to minimum student enrollment.

** Arrival day — lodging covered by program.

*** Departure day — no programming scheduled.

The above calendar is subject to change.