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.

  • 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 International 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 International Event schedule.


    Coffee Chats

    Over summer break, current Darden students will host informal coffee chats in their hometowns and in the cities in which their internships are located. Prospective students are invited to learn about the student experience at Darden over coffee and conversation. Coffee chat dates and locations are posted in early summer.


    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. 

    U.S. Events

    Our full-time MBA travel season has now come to a close. We invite you to attend an executive MBA event in the spring or visit Darden in person. You can view the locations of past admissions events below.


    California

    LOS ANGELES

    24 July 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    9 August 2014 Riordan Diversity MBA Admissions Conference
    27 August 2014 Forté Forum
    3 September 2014 Consortium MAPS
    20 October 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception

    PALO ALTO 

    8 October 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception

    SAN DIEGO 

    23 July 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    21-22 August 2014 Service Academy Career Conference

    SAN FRANCISCO 

    21 July 2014 MBA Joint Women's Panel
    26 August 2014 Forté Forum
    4 September 2014 Consortium MAPS
    6 October 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception
    29 September 2014 CHecK uS out: MBA LGBT Open House
    5 October 2014 MBA LGBT Multi-School Event


    District of Columbia

    WASHINGTON

    15 July 2014 MBA Joint Women's Panel
    19 August 2014 Forté Forum
    10 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception
    30 September 2014 Consortium MAPS


    Florida

    MIAMI

    21 August 2014 Forté Forum
    15 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event


    Georgia

    ATLANTA

    20 August 2014 Forté Forum
    17 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    20 September 2014 Consortium MAPS
    1 October 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Illinois

    CHICAGO

    15 July 2014 MBA Joint Women's Panel
    3 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception
    8 September 2014 Forté Forum
    9 September 2014 Consortium MAPS


    Massachusetts

    BOSTON

    16 July 2014 MBA Joint Women's Panel
    18 August 2014 Forté Forum
    18 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Michigan

    ANN ARBOR

    8 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event


    Minnesota

    MINNEAPOLIS

    9 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event


    New York

    NEW YORK

    17 July 2014 MBA Joint Women's Panel
    9 September 2014 Forté Forum
    10 September 2014 Forté Forum
    11 September 2014 Consortium MAPS
    23 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception
    8 October 2014 CHecK uS out: MBA LGBT Open House
    4 December 2014 Darden Women's Event


    North Carolina

    CHARLOTTE

    16 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    30 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Pennsylvania

    PHILADELPHIA 

    11 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Texas

    AUSTIN 

    10 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
       

    DALLAS

    9 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    2 October 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception
       

    HOUSTON

    28 August 2014 Forté Forum
    11 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    13 September 2014 Consortium MAPS
    1 October 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Virginia

    CHARLOTTESVILLE

    15 October 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception
    Go to the  Visit Darden page for class visits and open house information.

    NORTHERN VIRGINIA

    1 October 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception

    RICHMOND

    5 November 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Washington

    SEATTLE 

    22 July 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    25 August 2014 Forté Forum




    International Events

    Our full-time MBA travel season has now come to a close. We invite you to attend an  executive MBA event in the spring or  visit Darden in person. You can view the locations of past admissions events below.


    Argentina

    BUENOS AIRES

    28 August 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    13 December 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Brazil

    SAO PAULO

    27 August 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    8 December 2014 Darden Reception


    Canada

    TORONTO

    10 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    11 September 2014 Forté Forum


    Chile

    SANTIAGO

    31 August 2014 MBA Multi-School Event


    China

    BEIJING

    23 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Information Session

    SHANGHAI

    21 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Information Session


    Colombia

    BOGOTA

    23 August 2014 Premium MBA Contact Fair
    25 August 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    France

    PARIS 

    18 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event


    Germany

    MUNICH

    22 September 2014 MBA2U/The MBA Tour


    India

    BANGALORE 

    27 August 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception

    MUMBAI 

    28 August 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception

    NEW DELHI

    25 August 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Indonesia

    JAKARTA

    2 October 2014 MBA Multi-School Event


    Japan

    TOKYO

    25 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Mexico

    MEXICO CITY 

    1 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception

    MONTERREY

    25 August 2014 Monterrey MBA Fair


    Panama

    PANAMA CITY

    26 August 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception


    Peru

    LIMA

    25 August 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
       


    Russia

    MOSCOW

    27 September 2014 MBA25 Event


    Singapore

    SINGAPORE

    1 October 2014 MBA Multi-School Event


    South Korea

    SEOUL

    2 August 2014 Coffee Chat

    Spain

    MADRID 

    23 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event


    Taiwan

    TAIPEI

    27 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    8 November 2014 Darden Chat in Taipei


    United Kingdom

    LONDON 

    15 September 2014 Darden Admissions & Alumni Reception
    17 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event
    7 October 2014 Forté Forum


    Vietnam

    HO CHI MINH

    29 September 2014 MBA Multi-School Event

    Online Events

    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.

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