Fall on the Lawn

Admitted Students

Welcome to the M.S. in Commerce Class of 2019!

What’s next? The New Student Portal, a helpful resource in your transition into graduate school, will be available to incoming students in spring 2018. Be sure to mark your calendars with the important M.S. in Commerce Program dates for the 2018-2019 academic year listed below. Also check out the student blog for information on housing options, graduate life in Charlottesville, the restaurant scene, working as a graduate assistant, and a typical class schedule

If you have any questions about funding graduate school, learn about the program's tuition and fees, financial aid, veteran's benefits or the University's 10-month tuition payment plan. 

Who do I contact now? The Graduate Programs team consists of experts in recruitment, admissions, and student life. Once your deposit has been submitted, our student life team members will provide guidance on orientation, student programming, course enrollment, etc. Your primary resource now will be Assistant Director of Student Life Jill Whisnant and her colleagues specializing in enhancing the student experience.

Important Dates

Fall 2018 Term

Monday, Aug. 13, 2018

Program Start Date

Monday, Nov. 19 - Friday, Nov. 23, 2018

Thanksgiving Break

Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018

Fall Semester Ends

Spring 2019 Term

Monday, Jan. 14, 2019

Program Start Date

Monday, March 11 – Friday, March 15, 2019

Spring Break

Friday, April 25, 2019

Spring Courses End

Global Immersion Experience

Monday, April 29 – Friday, May 3, 2019

GIE Residency

Saturday, May 11 – Sunday, June 2, 2019*

GIE Overseas


*Please note the confirmed dates above. Applicants should be aware that attendance during the entire Global Immersion Experience is required. Successful completion of GIE is necessary in order to graduate from the M.S. in Commerce Program.  

Coursework ends in June and degrees are conferred in August. Graduates are then invited to return the following May to attend final exercises. 

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