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

January 9:

Orientation – Opening Night and Dinner
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.

January 10:

Online Orientation
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.

January 9:

Orientation – Opening Night and Dinner
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.

Assignments

We want your skills to shine to potential employers from the moment you walk onto campus...and even before! In order to hit the ground running on the first day of orientation, kick start your MBA program with the following career assignments:

  1. MBA Résumé
    Deadline: July 6
    Click here for instructions on how to complete.

    Download the template and toolkit here
  2. LinkedIn Profile Updates
    Deadline: July 6
    Click here for requirements and examples.

Resources

Orientation, the Career Management Course and one-on-one coaching will equip you with abundant tools for career search success. In the meantime, explore the sites below to begin focusing in on your MBA internship search and post-graduate career goals.

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.

Download Form

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 5-year 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.