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College of Business Calendar of Events

What follows is a list of events hosted by or sponsored by the Monte Ahuja College of Business, significant holidays and important dates by semester. To see what is happening University-wide, please see the University calendar here.

Monte Ahuja College of Business BuildingPlease note that not all College of Business events appear on the University calendar.


August 2022:

Monday, August 15th: Deadline to apply to the Future Trade Leaders Fellowship (FTLF) for women interested in international trade. Learn more and apply here.

Tuesday, August 16th: Sales Tax for Small Businesses with our Small Business Development Center – ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, August 18th: Executive MBA Alumni Night 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM in the Vault at the Metropolitan at the 9. Executive MBA students and alumni should RSVP Here.

Thursday, August 25th: Cornerstone Speaker Series - Faculty Reflect & Look Forward. Join us as we kick-off the Fall 2022 Cornerstone Speaker Series with a special faculty session. Faculty will look back at sessions they have moderated, comment on predictions made, new research and more. Learn more and RSVP here.

Thursday, August 25th: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center. Learn how to obtain a vendor's license in Ohio and the requirements and process to file timely sales tax returns. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Saturday, August 27th: MagnusFest at the Wolstein Center. Doors Open at 3:30 PM. Event is from 4:00 PM to 6:30 PM. All incoming students are welcome to attend MagnusFest to celebrate their first day on campus. This event is for incoming students to introduce you to the campus. It also kicks off "Week of Welcome". Learn more here.

Saturday, August 27th through Saturday, September 3rd: Week of Welcome All students are welcome to participate in Week of Welcome! Here in the College of Business, we will host Student Life in our Lobby on Monday, August 29th and Tuesday, August 30th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Learn more here.

Monday, August 29th: First Day of the Fall 2022 Semester

Monday, August 29th and Tuesday, August 30th: Week of Welcome station - first floor lobby of the Business Building. 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. Learn more here.

Wednesday, August 31st: Deadline for employers to receive Early Bird pricing to attend Meet The Accountants Night on Wednesday, September 14th from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Employers should learn more and register here.


September 2022:

Thursday, September 1st: Join us from 9:45 to 10:45 AM for Donuts with Dean Kahn in our College of Business Building Lobby! Pick up a donut, have a cupof coffee on us, meet the dean and network in these informal meet and greet sessions. Each session will have faculty or staff members in the college in attendance as well and be open to questions from all attendees. No RSVPs necessary. We are there until the donuts are gone! See the other dates for Fall 2022 here.

Thursday, September 1st: Student Organization Fair - Student Center Atrium from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Part of Week of Welcome. Learn more here.

Friday, September 2nd: Last day to drop a class for the Fall 2022 Semester with a full refund.

Monday, September 5th: Labor Day  (University Holiday) – Cleveland State University is closed.

Wednesday, September 7th: Deadline for employers to register to attend Meet The Accountants Night on Wednesday, September 14th from 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Employers should learn more and register here.

Friday, September 9th: First Day of the Every Film Is A Startup program for Fall 2022! Learn more about this unique opportunity to partner with Film majors and other students across the university to produce actual documentaries. See the full schedule and register here.

Tuesday, September 13th: Real Estate & Property Management Information Session 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the NRP & Millennia Property Management Center (BU 220). Learn from professionals within the industry about one of the latest majors that we offer (Property Management), what internships and career positions are available in this growing field and possibly land one yourself. Learn more and here.

Tuesday, September 13th: The Weston Ideation Lab Side Hustle 101 Series kicks off with MBA alumna, serial entrepreneur and author Alysha Ellis. Held from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the lab (BU 308) learn more and RSVP here.

Wednesday, September 14th: Meet The Accountants Night. 5:00 PM to 8:30 PM. Employers should register by Wednesday, September 7th here. Information for students to come soon!

Thursday, September 15th: Calling all Cleveland State athletes! The first session of Every Athlete Is A Startup is Thursday, September 15th from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the Weston Ideation Lab (BU 308). Learn and apply personal branding, entrepreneurship skills, identify potential revenue streams and more to help your overall “marketability” under the new NCAA rules. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, September 15th: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Friday, September 16th: IP+ Conference, hosted by the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM invites business students, faculty and staff to attend for free. The conference will discuss intellectual property law, the business of innovation and assertion of IP rights, what keeps IP directors up at night, medical technology innovations and how patents helped them succeed and more. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, September 20th: NRP & Millennia Property Management Center dedication. Details to be announced soon.

Tuesday, September 20th: Sales Tax for Small Businesses with our Small Business Development Center. Ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, September 22nd: Accounting Tips & Tricks with our Small Business Development Center. Learn accounting, budget and inventory setup tips and tricks. 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Saturday, September 24th: Fall Visit Day. Details to be announced soon.

Tuesday, September 27th: The Weston Ideation Lab Side Hustle 101 Series will feature Ryan Goldstein. Held from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the lab (BU 308) learn more here. RSVP link to open soon!

Thursday, September 29th: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, September 29th: Tax Prep For Startups with our Small Business Development Center learn the federal small business filing requirements. 4:30 PM to 6:00 PM. Learn more and register here.


October 2022:

Thursday, October 6th: Join us from 9:45 to 10:45 AM for Donuts with Dean Kahn in our College of Business Building Lobby! Pick up a donut, have a cupof coffee on us, meet the dean and network in these informal meet and greet sessions. Each session will have faculty or staff members in the college in attendance as well and be open to questions from all attendees. No RSVPs necessary. We are there until the donuts are gone! See the other dates for Fall 2022 here.

Tuesday, October 11th: Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Columbus Day Observed. (No classes. University offices are open.)

Thursday, October 13th: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Friday, October 14th and Saturday, October 15th: Ohio Collegiate Sales Competition. Details to be announced soon.

Sunday, October 16th: Deadline to apply for the Ohio Export Internship Program. Learn more here.

Thursday, October 20th: Accounting Tips & Tricks with our Small Business Development Center. Learn accounting, budget and inventory setup tips and tricks. 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Tuesday, October 25th: The Weston Ideation Lab Side Hustle 101 Series will feature alumna and entrepreneur Imani Stephens. Held from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the lab (BU 308) learn more here. RSVP link to open soon!

Thursday, October 27th: Tax Prep For Startups with our Small Business Development Center learn the federal small business filing requirements. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, October 27th: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

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November 2022:

Thursday, November 3rd: Join us from 9:45 to 10:45 AM for Donuts with Dean Kahn in our College of Business Building Lobby! Pick up a donut, have a cupof coffee on us, meet the dean and network in these informal meet and greet sessions. Each session will have faculty or staff members in the college in attendance as well and be open to questions from all attendees. No RSVPs necessary. We are there until the donuts are gone! See the last date for Fall 2022 here.

Tuesday, November 8th: The Weston Ideation Lab Side Hustle 101 Series will feature alumnus and entrepreneur Farbod Rohani. Held from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM in the lab (BU 308) learn more here. RSVP link to open soon!

Thursday, November 10th: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Friday, November 11th: Veterans Day (University Holiday) – Cleveland State University is closed.

Thursday, November 10th: Accounting Tips & Tricks with our Small Business Development Center. Learn accounting, budget and inventory setup tips and tricks. 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, November 17th: Tax Prep For Startups with our Small Business Development Center. Learn accounting, budget and inventory setup tips and tricks. 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, November 17th through Saturday, November 19th: Startup Vikes - Immerse yourself in the world of an entrepreneur for 72 hours! Cleveland State's business idea competition will kick-off on Thursday night with workshops and activities on Friday and the final judging on Saturday. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, November 24th through Sunday, November 27th: Thanksgiving Recess – Cleveland State University is closed.

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December 2022:

Thursday, December 1st: Join us from 9:45 to 10:45 AM for the last Donuts with Dean Kahn of the Fall 2022 Semester in our College of Business Building Lobby! Pick up a donut, have a cupof coffee on us, meet the dean and network in these informal meet and greet sessions. Each session will have faculty or staff members in the college in attendance as well and be open to questions from all attendees. No RSVPs necessary. We are there until the donuts are gone!

Thursday, December 1st: Accounting Tips & Tricks with our Small Business Development Center. Learn accounting, budget and inventory setup tips and tricks. 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Thursday, December 8th: Tax Prep For Startups with our Small Business Development Center learn the federal small business filing requirements. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Friday, December 9th: Last Day of Classes of the Fall 2022 Semester

Monday, December 12th through Saturday, December 17th: Finals Week.

Thursday, December 15th: Startup Essentials with our Small Business Development Center is ideal for individuals thinking about starting a business, entrepreneurs and small businesses looking to scale and learn about resources. 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM. Learn more and register here.

Sunday, December 18th: Fall 2022 Commencement

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Spring 2023 Semester:

Saturday, January 14th: Spring 2023 Semester begins.

Monday, January 16th: Marting Luther King Jr. Day - University Holiday. No classes and university offices are closed.

Tuesday, January 17th: First weekday of class for the Spring 2023 Semester.

Monday, February 20th: President's Day - University Holiday. No classes and university offices are closed.

Sunday, March 12th through Sunday, March 19th: Spring Recess

Friday, May 5th: Last day of classes for the Spring 2023 Semester

Saturday, May 6th through Friday, March 12th: Finals Week

Saturday, May 13th: Commencement


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