Harvard Business School offices are open year round, except for school recesses and certain holidays noted in italics below.

Some important dates in the MBA Program during the 2016-2017 Academic Year:

2016 2017
29-30 AUG RC START and Registration 16 JAN Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
24 AUG Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Fall Term 18 JAN Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Spring Term
31 AUG EC Fall Term begins 23 JAN

RC Spring terms begin

01 SEP RC Fall Term Begins
23 JAN EC Spring Term begins
05 SEP Labor Day
20 FEB Presidents' Day
10 OCT Columbus Day 13-17 MAR RC and EC Spring Break
11 NOV Veterans' Day 17 APR Snow Day Make-ups / Patriots' Day
23‑25 NOV Thanksgiving Recess 29 APRIL-05 MAY EC Final Exams
05; 09, 12; 15-16 DEC RC Final Exams 17-23 MAY RC Final Exams
13-16 DEC EC Final Exams 25 MAY Harvard University Commencement
19 DEC-
02 JAN 2017
Winter Recess
29 MAY
Memorial Day

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