Duke - The Fuqua School of Business

Weekend Executive Class of '17

TERM 1 (2016)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

May 17 - June 5

Orientation Residency (mandatory; learn more)

June 6 - June 9

Weekend 1 Residency (learn more about residencies)

June 10 - June 11

Weekend 2 Residency

June 24 - June 25

Weekend 3 Residency

July 8 - July 9

Weekend 4 Residency

July 22 - July 23

Weekend 5 Residency

August 5 - August 6 

Weekend 6 Residency

August 19 - August 20 

Finals (distance)

August 27 - September 5

TERM 2 (2016 - 2017)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

September 6 - September 15

Weekend 1 Residency

September 16 - September 17

Weekend 2 Residency

October 7 - October 8

Weekend 3 Residency

October 21 - October 22

Weekend 4 Residency

November 4 - November 5

Weekend 5 Residency

November 18 - November 19

Weekend 6 Residency

December 2 - December 3

Finals (distance)

December 10 - December 19

 Break

December 20 - January 16 

TERM 3 (2017)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

January 17 - January 26

Weekend 1 Residency (includes team changeover)

January 27 - January 29

Weekend 2 Residency

February 10 - February 11

Weekend 3 Residency

February 24 - February 25

Weekend 4 Residency

March 10 - March 11

Weekend 5 Residency

March 24 - March 25

Weekend 6 Residency

April 7 - April 8

Finals (distance)

April 22 - April 30

Break/GATE*

May 1 - May 22

TERM 4 (2017)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

May 23 - June 1

Weekend 1 Residency

June 2 - June 3

Weekend 2 Residency

June 16 - June 17

Weekend 3 Residency

June 30 - July 1

Weekend 4 Residency

July 14 - July 15

Weekend 5 Residency

July 28 - July 29

Weekend 6 Residency

August 11 - August 12

Finals (distance)

August 19 - August 28

Break 

August 29 - September 7

ELECTIVE TERM (2017)

Reading Period/Classes Begin

September 8 - September 21

Final Residency

September 22** - October 7***

Break

October 8 - October 9

Distance

October 10 - December 18

OPTIONAL CONCENTRATION TERM (2018)

Independent Project for Optional Concentration

January - April 2018

GRADUATION

Degree Conferral 

December 30, 2017 

Graduation Ceremony

May 12 - 13, 2018

* 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.