Cross-registration is permitted only in MBA Program Elective Curriculum (2nd Year) courses and is contingent upon meeting the following criteria:

  • Students must be enrolled in a graduate degree program at a faculty of Harvard University (except the Extension School), the Sloan School of Management at M.I.T., or the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University.
  • Fellows of Harvard University are eligible for cross-registration as auditors only.
  • A cross-registrant must maintain the status of a student in good standing at one's home school throughout the cross-registration term at HBS.

Please note that MBA Program courses are not open to Harvard University TAP participants or graduate student spouses/partners.

Cross-registration into the Required Curriculum (1st Year) courses is not permitted.

If you have any questions about your eligibility to enroll in an MBA course, please email Adam Scarano (

If eligible, please see Process and Deadlines for information on beginning your cross-registration petition process.

Last Updated: October 9, 2019