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


July 1-15 Schedule Academic Advising Session
Email our MS in Supply Chain Faculty Lead Cliff Defee at cliff.defee@tcu.edu and your academic advisor, to schedule a one-on-one advising appointment in preparation for fall class enrollment.
July 29 Incoming Student Meet-and-Greet
6:00 p.m. – Join incoming and returning students for a networking event on the beautiful rooftop patio at the Reata restaurant in downtown Fort Worth. Attire is business casual.
Week of August 9 Fall Class Enrollment Information Available
Watch for an email from Olivia Williams, Director of Graduate Academic Programs, regarding the fall class enrollment process. If you have completed your advising session with Cliff Defee, you will have the opportunity to enroll in fall classes prior to orientation.
Aug.12 Orientation – Opening Night and Dinner
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. – Join your classmates and MS 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. 14 Orientation (Day 2)
8:15 - 12:30 p.m. – Join other incoming students for professional development, an introduction to the Graduate Career Center and lunch.
Aug. 15 Optional Excel Workshop
8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., TCU Campus – We will offer the first four hours of an eight-hour beginner’s Excel class. The second part of this class will be offered via Zoom on Saturday, Sept. 18, 8:30a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Watch for an email from Olivia Williams in late July for details on how to secure a spot in this two-part class, which is being offered at no charge.
Aug. 19 Alumni/Incoming Student Mixer
5:30 p.m. – Join alumni and incoming students from all business graduate programs for a networking mixer at the Legends Club at Amon G. Carter Stadium. Attire is business casual
Aug. 23 Fall Classes Begin
Sept. 1 BBQ with the Center for Supply Chain Innovation (CSCI) Advisory Board
5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Neeley School, Third Floor Balcony – Join supply chain classmates, faculty and the CSCI advisory board for dinner and networking. Attire is business casual.