For New Admits

Evening & Weekend Berkeley MBA Program

New Student Orientation

All newly admitted students are required to attend WE Launch, our new student orientation, which will be held Friday-Sunday, July 28-30, 2017. Please plan on arriving to Haas on Friday, July 28. We will conclude on Sunday, July 30. 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!

Blue cohort: TBD
Gold cohort: TBD
Axe cohort: TBD
Oski cohort: TBD

Dress Code: Dress code for Friday is smart casual. Jeans are fine but you will be meeting your new classmates so be sure to make a good impression! Saturday's dress code is casual and we ask that you wear the Haas t-shirt that we will provide to you on Friday. Jeans are encouraged, as are comfortable shoes (and perhaps a hat, sunglasses, sunscreen if it's sunny), as you will be outside, walking around, and participating in light physical activities. Sunday's dress code is casual.

Special Accommodations: Please email if you require special accomodations for the weekend.


  • Dates: July 28-30, 2017
  • Location: Haas School of Business (2220 Piedmont Avenue, Berkeley, CA 94720)
  • Lodging information: To come later this spring. 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 hotel provided on Friday and Saturday night.
  • What’s included: Hotel room, all meals and parking are covered as part of your tuition.