Immerse Yourself in Your MBA Community

Kickstart your MBA with an immersive two-day residency designed to prepare you to dive into your online studies. This is your chance to meet your fellow students and instructors, ask questions, and equip yourself with the tools you need for this online MBA program. By attending, you will:

  • Build your network of colleagues and mentors as you move forward in the program.
  • Become inspired as you launch your MBA journey when you witness the finished projects of graduating students (it will be your turn before you know it).
  • Meet your instructors and classmates face-to-face, setting the groundwork for the interactions you will have online throughout the degree.
  • Receive tips and strategies for success through interactions with graduating students.
Food, housing and all activities included in the cost of the program.
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Your Residency Schedule

Day 1

Poster presentations from graduating students, workshops and presentations from faculty, and the MBA Banquet.

Day 2

Final project presentations from graduating students, informational meeting for new students, and a celebration of graduates.


Meals are provided through Houghton's dining services. You will eat most meals together with your colleagues and instructors.

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During your residency, you will stay in one of Houghton's Flats units on campus. Each Flat has two bedrooms, one bathrooms, a large living room, and a kitchen.

The kitchen comes with a refrigerator, stove/oven, microwave and a dishwasher. The bedrooms come with a dresser, chair, desk and bed for each student, and the living room has a sofa and table. There are Internet hook-ups for each student and the living room has a cable hook-up.