Harvard Business School welcomes students, faculty, staff and visitors with disabilities and strives to follow practices set out by Harvard University Disability Services (UDS).

Capturing & Disseminating Video/Photography During Course Activities

The purpose of this policy is to clarify the School’s position on capturing (e.g., photography, audio, video, live streaming and other formats) and/or disseminating (e.g., via the media or use of social media) content, images, or conversations that take place during class sessions. This policy pertains to all program or course activities taking place in a classroom or other academic setting, including, for example, discussion or project groups, work at project sites, and doctoral dissertation defenses.

Community Values 

The teaching of ethics here is explicit, not implicit, and our community values of respect, honesty, integrity, and accountability are reinforced every day.

Demonstration Policy 

Harvard Business School endorses the principles embodied in the Resolution on Rights and Responsibilities adopted by the University in 1970 and recognizes the right of every member of the University Community to press for action on matters of concern by any appropriate means.

Digital Millennium Copyright Act 

Harvard Business School is committed to maintaining the integrity and availability of the Harvard network for the vital educational and research purposes for which it was designed and prohibits the use of its network to violate the law, including the U.S. Copyright Act.

Drug & Alcohol Policy 

Harvard Business School’s policy on drugs and alcohol reflects our concern for the health and well-being of our students, faculty, and staff.

Harvard University Endorsement Guidelines 

Harvard University has explicit guidelines for responding to requests from third parties for endorsements.

Information Technology 

Access to Harvard Business School networks, applications, computers, and other electronic resources is contingent upon proper use of HBS-provided resources and your continued adherence to applicable law, this policy, and other HBS and Harvard University policies.

Instagram Takeover Policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidelines and best practices for students, alumni, and/or other community members participating in Instagram Takeovers of HBS-related Instagram accounts.

Involvement in Faculty & Student Ventures 

Harvard Business School has a long tradition of entrepreneurial activity. This policy guides faculty involvement in student ventures and extends it to cover student involvement in faculty ventures.

MBA Student Handbook 

The Student Handbook provides students with the policies and information necessary to successfully participate in the MBA program.


It is the strong and consistent policy of the Harvard Business School to treat all members of our community with respect.

Privacy Notice 

Harvard Business School understands that the privacy of its users is important. To that end, we have adopted the following notice to provide you with information about the collection, use, and dissemination of personal information of visitors to the Sites.

Research Misconduct 

Integrity in scholarship and research is one of Harvard University’s—and Harvard Business School’s—fundamental values. Allegations of misconduct in scholarship and research must be treated with the utmost seriousness, and examined carefully and responsibly in a timely and effective manner.

Sexual Harassment & Other Sexual Misconduct 

The School is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy educational and work environment in which no member of the community is excluded from participation in, denied the benefits of, or subjected to discrimination in any program on the basis of sex, including sexual orientation or gender identity.

Title IX & Gender Equity 

HBS has both formal and informal procedures and resources in place to assist students who have experienced or witnessed sexual harassment.

Use of Harvard Name & Logo 

All members of the community must respect and maintain the integrity of the Harvard Business School name and logo and adhere to University guidelines.