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 2019-2020 Academic Year:

2019 2020
28 AUG Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Fall Term 20 JAN Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
28-30 AUG RC START; RC Fall Term begins 22 JAN Cross-Registration petitions accepted for EC Spring Term
02 SEP Labor Day 27 JAN RC Spring Term begins
03 SEP EC Fall Term begins 27 JAN EC Spring Term begins
14 OCT Columbus Day (Federal) Indigenous Peoples' Day (City of Cambridge) 17 FEB Presidents' Day
11 NOV
Veterans' Day
16-20 MAR RC and EC Spring Break
27-29 NOV
Thanksgiving Recess
20 APR Snow Day Make-ups / Patriots' Day
09; 10;
16-18 DEC
RC Final Exams 30 APR - 06 MAY EC Final Exams
07-13 DEC EC Final Exams 30 APR - 04 MAY; 07-08 MAY RC Final Exams
24 DEC -
01 JAN '20
Winter Recess 19 MAY Last day of RC Spring Term
25 MAY
Memorial Day
28 MAY Harvard University Commencement

Anticipated Harvard Commencement dates: May 28, 2020 / May 27, 2021 / May 26, 2022 / May 25, 2023 / May 23, 2024 (Additional commencement dates are available on the extended Harvard University calendar.)

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