Events and Receptions

  • Darden hosts a variety of events in cities across the U.S. and around the world. At each of these events, you’ll have the opportunity to personally speak with representatives from admissions, current students, or alumni. Learn more about the types of events we offer and view our event schedule in the tabs below.

    If you are looking for events related to our executive MBA formats (EMBA and GEMBA), please click here.

  • Overview

    Darden Receptions

    Darden Receptions are a unique opportunity to personally connect with several members of the Darden community, including admissions committee members, faculty and alumni in your city. We encourage you to come to the event ready to ask questions and socialize with members of Darden's dynamic network. Refreshments and hors d'oeuvres will be served, and guests are always welcome.

    Darden Receptions for our MBA, MBA for Executives and Global MBA for Executives are hosted throughout the fall.

    View our U.S. Event or Global Event schedule.

    Multi-School Events

    In the summer and throughout the fall, Darden travels with several partner schools and organizations to cities around the world so students can learn more about the MBA admissions process and Darden. You will have the opportunity to meet admissions representatives or Darden alumni at each of these events.

    Current partners include The Consortium, Forté Foundation, Management Leadership for Tomorrow, Service Academy Career Conference, Riordan, MBA2U and NBMBAA.

    View our  U.S. Event or Global Event schedule.

    Online Events

    Darden hosts several interactive webinars throughout the year so you can learn more about our MBA program, resources and student life. Topics vary each month, and you’ll have several opportunities to talk to current students, admissions committee members, club representatives and members of our career development staff on video and via chat. 

    View upcoming webinars.

    Events at Darden

    We welcome prospective students and applicants to visit us on the Darden Grounds in Charlottesville, Virginia.

    For event details and registration instructions for Fridays in July, Class Visit Days and Open Houses, go to the Visiting Darden page. 

    Please check back soon for a list of 2017 events.

    Meet Admissions Dean and Class Visit

    Monday, 27 March 2017 | 10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
    London School of Economics: New Academic Building

    Online Events

    Forté Foundation Virtual MBA Forum — 2017

    12 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    6 April 2017

    Designed for women who are exploring the MBA & Business Schools, this forum allows women to meet representatives from MBA Programs in a live, virtual setting. Connect with the world's top business schools from the comfort of your office, coffee shop, or living room.

    Darden Admissions Webinars

    Meet Darden Admissions representatives online during our Darden Admissions Webinars. These live webinars will feature different topics to help you learn more about what distinguishes the Darden experience, faculty and network from other top MBA programs. Dates and times may vary, so be sure to check back here for the upcoming webinar schedule.