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 2017-2018 Academic Year:

2017 2018
28-29 AUG RC START and Registration 15 JAN Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
23 AUG Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Fall Term 17 JAN Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Spring Term
30 AUG EC Fall Term begins 24 JAN

RC Spring terms begin

31 AUG
RC Fall Term Begins
22 JAN EC Spring Term begins
04 SEP Labor Day
19 FEB Presidents' Day
09 OCT Columbus Day 12-16 MAR RC and EC Spring Break
10 NOV Veterans' Day 16 APR Snow Day Make-ups / Patriots' Day
22‑24 NOV Thanksgiving Recess 26 APRIL-02 MAY EC Final Exams
04; 08, 11; 14-15 DEC RC Final Exams 30 APR-07 MAY RC Final Exams
07-14 DEC EC Final Exams 24 MAY Harvard University Commencement
18 DEC-
01 JAN '18
Winter Recess
28 MAY
Memorial Day

Anticipated Harvard Commencement dates: May 24, 2018 / May 30, 2019 / May 28, 2020 / May 27, 2021

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