Evening & Weekend MBA Program
WE LAUNCH: New Student Orientation
All newly admitted students are required to attend WE LAUNCH, the New Student Orientation which will be held July 31-August 2, 2015. Check in for WE LAUNCH will run from 11a.m. - 12:30 p.m. so please plan on arriving no later than Noon on Friday, July 31. WE LAUNCH will conclude at 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 2. This will be your first opportunity to get to know the other students in your cohort, other first year students, your professors, as well as second and third year students.
During WE LAUNCH, you will hear from the various partners who are here to help you be successful at Haas, get a taste of what to expect in the classroom, and generally have a great time!
- Dates: July 31-August 2
- Location: Haas School of Business
- Registration: Check-in opens at 11AM until 12:30PM in the Haas Courtyard. The program offically begins at 12:30PM in Andersen Auditorium. Please plan to arrive no later than noon.
- Lodging information: Students will stay at either the Hotel Shattuck or Hotel Durant, depending on which cohort you’re in - review your cohort page for more information. You will be assigned to a shared room with a random same-gender student. An important part of the WE LAUNCH weekend is the residency component and therefore all students are required to stay in the hotels provided on Friday and Saturday night.
- What’s included: Hotel rooms, all meals, and parking are covered as part of your tuition.
- Parking: If you are driving to WE LAUNCH, overnight parking is provided at Underhill Parking Garage. Volunteers will be distributing overnight passes and your semester parking pass if that is your preferred transportation method. Look for volunteers in gold shirts to receive your pass. Please note that there is a considerable amount of construction around the Berkeley area. Follow all construction/parking signs and enter the garage via Haste St.
- Dress code: Casual - bring comfortable clothes. Please keep in mind that some activities will be held outdoors and the weather in Berkeley can vary throughout the day and evening, so please pack accordingly!