Some important dates in the MBA Program during the 2024-2025 Academic Year:

2024
1 AUG MS/MBA: Engineering and MS/MBA: Biotechnology RC program begins
20 AUG Required RC Registration
21-23 AUG Required RC START
26 AUG RC Fall Term courses begin
29 AUG Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Fall Term
2 SEP Labor Day
3 SEP Required EC Kickoff
4 SEP EC Fall Term courses begin
6 SEP EC Open Day
18 SEP EC Open Day
21 SEP Weekend Sprints (special on-campus academic programming, optional)
27 SEP RC and EC Open Day
3 OCT RC and EC Open Day
14 OCT Columbus Day (Federal); Indigenous Peoples' Day (City of Cambridge)
25 OCT RC and EC Open Day
3 NOV Weekend Sprints (special on-campus academic programming, optional)
5 NOV RC and EC Open Day
11 NOV Veterans Day
27-29 NOV Thanksgiving Recess
9-13 DEC;
16-17 DEC
RC Final Exams
6-12 DEC EC Final Exams
21 DEC Winter Recess Begins
2025
9 JAN MS/MBA: Engineering and MS/MBA: Biotechnology RC Spring begins
13 JAN MS/MBA: Engineering and MS/MBA: Biotechnology EC Spring begins
20 JAN Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
21-24 JAN Short Intensive Programs (SIPs)
22 JAN Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Spring Term
27 JAN RC and EC Spring Terms begin
10 FEB RC and EC Open Day
17 FEB Presidents' Day
1 MAR Weekend Sprints (special on-campus academic programming, optional)
15-23 MAR Spring Break
21 APR RC and EC Open Day
24-30 APR EC Final Exams
29-30 APR;
5-9 MAY
RC Final Exams
30 APR Last day of EC Spring Term
30 APR-2 MAY Required EC Bridges
10-11 MAY;
20-21 MAY
FGI Travel
12-19 MAY Field Global Immersion (FGI)
21 MAY Last day of RC Spring Term
26 MAY Memorial Day
29 MAY Harvard University Commencement

Additional future commencement dates are available on the extended Harvard University calendar.

Note: Dates are subject to change.