Cross-registration is permitted only in MBA Program Elective Curriculum 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 with a letter of certification from their sponsoring institute.
  • Approval for enrollment in an Elective Curriculum course must be obtained from your home school Registrar and/or from HBS faculty.
  • 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.

Cross-registration into the Required Curriculum, or MBA Program First Year, is not permitted.

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

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