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 2018-2019 Academic Year:

2018 2019
29 AUG Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Fall Term 21 JAN Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
30-31 AUG RC START; RC Fall Term begins 23 JAN Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Spring Term
03 SEP Labor Day 28 JAN RC Spring Term begins
04 SEP EC Fall Term begins 28 JAN RC Spring Term begins
08 OCT Columbus Day (Federal) Indigenous Peoples' Day (City of Cambridge) 18 FEB Presidents' Day
12 NOV
Veterans' Day
18-22 MAR RC and EC Spring Break
21-23 NOV
Thanksgiving Recess
15 APR Snow Day Make-ups / Patriots' Day
07; 10, 14; 17-18 DEC RC Final Exams 02-08 MAY EC Final Exams
08-14 DEC EC Final Exams 02-03; 06; 09-10 MAY RC Final Exams
24 DEC - 01 JAN '19 Winter Recess 22 MAY Last day of RC Spring Term
27 MAY
Memorial Day
30 MAY Harvard University Commencement

Anticipated Harvard Commencement dates: May 30, 2019 / May 28, 2020 / May 27, 2021 / May 26, 2022 / May 25, 2023 (Additional commencement dates are available on the extended Harvard University calendar.)

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