MBA Program dates and term schedules may be found on our 2014-2015 Combined Academic Calendar.*

Please note that the MBA Academic calendar above is divided in two, representing the schedule for each of the two years of the MBA Program. The first year, or Required Curriculum (RC), is on the left. The second year, Elective Curriculum (EC), is used for cross-registrants and is shown on the right.

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 2014-2015 Academic Year:

2014 2015
25-27 AUG RC START and Registration 03 JAN RC Term 2 begins
27 AUG Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Fall Term 19 JAN Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
28 AUG RC Fall Term begins 21 JAN

Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Winter Term

01 SEP Labor Day 26 JAN EC Winter Term begins
03 SEP EC Fall Term begins 16 FEB Presidents' Day
13 OCT Columbus Day 16-20 MAR RC and EC Spring Break
11 NOV Veterans' Day 20 APR Patriots' Day
26‑28 NOV Thanksgiving Recess 01; 04-07 MAY EC Final Exams
08; 12; 15-17 DEC RC Final Exams 08; 11; 15; 20‑21 RC Final Exams
12; 15-18 DEC EC Final Exams 25 MAY Memorial Day
18 DEC-
02 JAN 2015
Winter Recess 27 MAY Class Day (HBS Class of 2015 activities on campus)
    28 MAY Harvard University Commencement

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