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. 

    Events listed below are organized alphabetically by state, then city.

    California

    Los Angeles

    22 July 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    26 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info
    10 September 2015 MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS)More Info

    San Diego

    23 July 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    San Francisco

    21 July 2015 Women's MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    11 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    25 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info
    9 September 2015MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS)More Info

    District of Columbia

    Washington

    14 July 2015 Women's MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    5 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    18 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info
    29 September 2015 MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS)More Info

    Florida

    Miami

    20 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info
    24 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Orlando

    26 September 2015 MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS)More Info
       

    Georgia

    Atlanta

    3 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    19 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info
     17 September 2015MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS) More Info 

    Illinois

    Chicago

    14 July 2015 Women's MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    26 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    31 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info
    16 September 2015 MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS) More Info 
    10 October 2015 Reaching Out MBA More Info 

    Massachusetts

    Boston

    16 July 2015 Women's MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    3 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    17 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info

    Michigan

    Detroit

    25 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Minnesota

    Minneapolis

    15 July 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    New York

    New York City

    15 July 2015 Women's MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    4 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    1–2 September 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info
     3 September 2015MBA Application Preparation Seminar (MAPS)More Info

    Pennsylvania

    Philadelphia

    6 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Texas

    Austin

    15 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Dallas

    16 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Houston

    27 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info
    12 September 2015MBA Application Preparation Seminars (MAPS) More Info 
    14 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Washington

    Seattle

    12 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    24 August 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info


    Events listed below are organized alphabetically by country, then city.

    Argentina

    Buenos Aires

    2 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Brazil

    Sao Paulo

    1 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Canada

    Toronto

    27 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    3 September 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info

    Vancouver

    13 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Chile

    Santiago

    3 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    China

    Beijing

     20 August 2015Darden Admissions Information SessionMore Info 
       

     Shanghai

     23 August 2015Darden Admissions Information Session More Info 
       

    England

    London

    16 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info
    1 October 2015 Forté Forum — Women's Event More Info

    France

    Paris

    17 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    India

    Bangalore 

     30 August 2015Darden Admissions Information Session More Info
       

    Mumbai

     1 September 2015Darden Admissions Information Session More Info 
       

    New Delhi

    27 August 2015 Darden Admissions Information Session More Info 
       

    Israel

    Tel Aviv

    8 July 2015 Women's MBA Multi-School More Info
       

    Japan

    Tokyo

    10 August 2015Darden Admissions Information Session More Info 
       

    Mexico

    Mexico City

    20 August 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    Peru

    Lima

    7 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    South Korea

    Seoul

      
     27 July 2015Darden Admissions Information Session More Info 
       

    Spain

    Madrid

    15 September 2015 MBA Multi-School Event More Info

    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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