Prospective Student Events





Discover Thunderbird at an on-campus, on-location or online event

Campus Preview Day

For most prospective students, one visit to Thunderbird’s campus lets them know they’ve found their academic and cultural home. Meet with our faculty, staff, students and alumni during Campus Preview Day — and discover the Thunderbird mystique for yourself. Highlights include:

  • A case presentation by faculty
  • Sessions on our curriculum, unique global experiences, internship opportunities and campus life
  • Networking opportunities with the T-bird community
  • Attendance at our signature Regional Night event hosted by current students and featuring the food and culture from a particular region of the world.
Upcoming Preview Days
November 19, 2016
March 25, 2017

Register for our next Preview Day

“First Tuesday” networking events

Thunderbird alumni chapters have a long-standing tradition of meeting once a month in a designated location to socialize and network with other alumni in the area. With First Tuesdays, alumni traveling anywhere in the world from Atlanta to Beijing, Paris, Buenos Aires or Singapore have the opportunity to join a monthly gathering of fellow T-birds. These events welcome prospective students for international networking and idea-sharing opportunities with our exemplary alumni. Contact our Global Admissions Team to find out about a First Tuesday event near you.

Information sessions

Speak with Thunderbird faculty, staff, students and alumni about what sets Thunderbird apart. Learn about our unique master’s programs, our diverse campus culture and our innovative approach to global management education.




Saturday, September 10, 2016

Thunderbird Degree Programs
Thunderbird Campus


Saturday, February 18, 2017

Thunderbird Degree Programs
Thunderbird Campus


Executive MGM Class Visit Dates

Join our current Executive Master of Global Management cohort for an engaging class session on the Thunderbird campus.



June 24 & 25


July 8, 9, 22 & 23


Regional Night

Thunderbird students regularly host Regional Nights for their peers, prospective students, alumni and the entire Thunderbird community. Among the most highly anticipated events on campus, Regional Nights highlight the food, fashion, entertainment and dancing from around the globe. You and your guests are encouraged to attend this family-friendly event and get in on a true Thunderbird tradition. Contact our Global Admissions Team to find out about the next Regional Night celebration.

Executive Lecture Series

Thunderbird’s faculty thought-leaders are known around the world for their innovative teaching methods, their academic and professional insights into global management and their unparalleled understanding of the nuances of regional business. Now is your opportunity to experience Thunderbird faculty in action during an upcoming Executive Lecture Series event on our Arizona Campus — or online via live feed.

Upcoming lectures: July 19 and August 9. Each lecture takes place on the Thunderbird campus from 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.



Thunderbird Webinars stream live to computers around the world, offering interaction with members of the Thunderbird community no matter where you are located. Check back for upcoming webinars.

World Tour events

Each fall, Thunderbird conducts a worldwide tour visiting more than 50 cities around the globe. Check back later this year for our 2016 World Tour dates!