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MBA FYI | Evening Graduate Students

Welcome Incoming Students!

We look forward to seeing you on campus soon! Between now and then, we have a number of activities scheduled to help you in your transition to TCU, plus social events so you can meet your classmates. More information is provided below and will be updated as we approach the beginning of the school year.

Evening Class Reps 2017 Welcome from the Evening Program Class Representatives

These students are selected by their peers to work closely with school administration and faculty on issues of interest to the evening graduate students.
Currently serving as evening program class representatives: Shawn Hullet, Professional MBA; Ashley O’Connor, Energy MBA-Accelerated; Chris Brawley, Professional MBA-Accelerated; Ryan Humm, MS-SCM; Michael Szczachor, Energy MBA; Pete McElvain, Energy MBA

Key Dates for Incoming Students:

Professional MBA
  •  “APPy Hours”
    Please drop in one of the three sessions to care for wireless registration and class enrollment.
    (Expected time commitment is about 30 minutes).
    Choose one from:
    Aug. 3, 5-6:30 p.m.
    Aug. 7, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Orientation Dates
    Orientation night #1 - August 8, 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Orientation night #2 - August 10, 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Accounting Workshops
    Accounting workshop #1 – August 15, 6-9:30 p.m., Dinner at 5:00 p.m.
    Accounting workshop #2 – August 17, 6-9:30 p.m., Dinner at 5:00 p.m.
  • Classes begin
    Week of August 21
Professional MBA - Accelerated
  • “APPy Hours”
    Please drop in one of the three sessions to care for wireless registration and class enrollment.
    (Expected time commitment is about 30 minutes).
    Choose one from:
    June 1, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 5, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 6, 4-5:00 p.m.
  • Orientation Dates
    Orientation night #1- June 6, 5-8:30 p.m.
    Orientation night #2 – June 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Summer Classes (Hybrid online and face-to-face)

    Marketing Fundamentals: June 10-June 24
    On-campus sessions: June 17, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon; June 24, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Finance Fundamentals: June 30-July 22
    On-campus sessions: June 30, 6-9:00 p.m.; July 22, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Supply Chain Fundamentals: July 22-August 5
    On-campus sessions: July 22, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; August 5, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Business Simulation: August 11-13 Times TBD
Energy MBA
  • “APPy Hours”
    Please drop in one of the three sessions to care for wireless registration and class enrollment.
    (Expected time commitment is about 30 minutes).
    Choose one from:
    June 1, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 5, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 19, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Orientation Dates
    Orientation night #1 - June 20, 5-8:30 p.m.
    Orientation night #2 – June 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Summer Classes
    Financial Reporting: July 3-20, Monday/Thursday, 6:30-9:10 p.m. (The very first week, classes will be held on July 5th (Wednesday) and July 6th (Thursday)... all other weeks are Monday/Thursday class meeting nights.)
    Accounting for Managerial Planning & Control: July 24-August 10, Monday/Wednesday, 6:30-9:10 p.m.
Energy MBA - Accelerated
  • “APPy Hours”
    Please drop in one of the three sessions to care for wireless registration and class enrollment.
    (Expected time commitment is about 30 minutes).
    Choose one from:
    June 1, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 5, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 6, 4-5:00 p.m.
  • Orientation Dates
    Orientation night #1- June 6, 5-8:30 p.m.
    Orientation night #2 – June 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Summer Classes (Hybrid online and face-to-face)

    Marketing Fundamentals: June 10-June 24
    On-campus sessions: June 17, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon; June 24, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Finance Fundamentals: June 30-July 22
    On-campus sessions: June 30, 6-9:00 p.m.; July 22, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Supply Chain Fundamentals: July 22-August 5
    On-campus sessions: July 22, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; August 5, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Business Simulation: August 11-13 Times TBD
MS-Supply Chain Management
  • “APPy Hours”
    Please drop in one of the three sessions to care for wireless registration and class enrollment.
    (Expected time commitment is about 30 minutes).
    Choose one from:
    Aug. 3, 5-6:30 p.m.
    Aug. 7, 5-6:30 p.m.
    Aug. 8, 4-5:00 p.m
  • Orientation Dates
    Orientation night #1 - August 8, 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Orientation night #2 - August 10, 4:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Accounting Workshops
    Accounting workshop #1 – August 15, 6-9:30 p.m., Dinner at 5:00 p.m.
    Accounting workshop #2 – August 17, 6-9:30 p.m., Dinner at 5:00 p.m.
  • Classes begin
    Week of August 21
Health Care MBA
  • “APPy Hours”
    Please drop in one of the three sessions to care for wireless registration and class enrollment.
    (Expected time commitment is about 30 minutes).
    Choose one from:
    June 1, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 5, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 19, 5-6:30 p.m.
  • Orientation Dates
    Orientation night #1 - June 20, 5-8:30 p.m.
    Orientation night #2 – June 29, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Summer Classes
    Financial Reporting: July 3-20, Monday/Thursday, 6:30-9:10 p.m. (The very first week, classes will be held on July 5th (Wednesday) and July 6th (Thursday)... all other weeks are Monday/Thursday class meeting nights.)
    Accounting for Managerial Planning & Control: July 24-August 10, Monday/Wednesday, 6:30-9:10 p.m.
Health Care MBA - Accelerated
  • “APPy Hours”
    Please drop in one of the three sessions to care for wireless registration and class enrollment.
    (Expected time commitment is about 30 minutes).
    Choose one from:
    June 1, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 5, 5-6:30 p.m.
    June 6, 4-5:00 p.m.
  • Orientation Dates
    Orientation night #1- June 6, 5-8:30 p.m.
    Orientation night #2 – June 8, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
  • Summer Classes (Hybrid online and face-to-face)

    Marketing Fundamentals: June 10-June 24
    On-campus sessions: June 17, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon; June 24, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Finance Fundamentals: June 30-July 22
    On-campus sessions: June 30, 6-9:00 p.m.; July 22, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Supply Chain Fundamentals: July 22-August 5
    On-campus sessions: July 22, 12:30-3:30 p.m.; August 5, 9:00 a.m.-12 noon

    Business Simulation: August 11-13 Times TBD

Additional Resources:

Campus Resource Links

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

Campus Map

Academic Calendar
The 5-year calendar provides key dates. A more 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
Health insurance is available for students through the TCU Aetna Student plan

Key Contacts

START Workshop 
Anne Rooney, Executive Director, Graduate Programs
a.rooney@tcu.edu  | 817-257-7991

Neeley Graduate Career Services
LaTanya Johns
Director, Graduate Career Center 
l.johns@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 
Debbie Mar, Coordinator, Graduate Financial Aid 
TCU Office of Financial Aid 
d.mar@tcu.edu  |  817-257-7872

Veteran Affairs
Ricardo Avitia,
, Veterans Specialist
TCU Registrar's Office
r.avitia@tcu.edu | 817-257-5089

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

Pre-Enrollment Academic Modules

To help you “hit the ground running” when classes begin, you will have access to several online modules designed to give you the base of knowledge necessary to be productive in your classes. The available online modules are:

  • Accounting Module
    Access will be available by May 1 or sooner
  • Harvard Business School Quants Module
    Access to this module will open on August 1, 2017 and remain open until August 1, 2018.

Depending on your background and program, you may or may not need to complete the modules. If you do need to complete the modules, please be aware that they can be quite time consuming and plan accordingly.

Learn more in the Everything Academic section of MBAFYI.