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Shopping Day Schedule

Shopping for HKS fall and January courses  will be on August 29 and 30. Shopping will take place virtually through the Canvas course sites. Students may access the AY23 Fall Shopping Day Schedule to begin planning their course schedule.

Course Shopping Information generally may be found on each Canvas course site’s home page.

Each 75-minute shopping session includes:

  1. The first half-hour shopping meeting
  2. A 15-minute break for students to go to another class
  3. The second half-hour shopping meeting

The timing for shopping sessions is as follows:


First half session


Second half  session

Begins Ends Begins Ends Begins Ends
9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 9:45 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 11:15 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 12:30 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 12:45 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 2:00 p.m. 2:15 p.m. 2:15 p.m. 2:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:30 p.m. 3:45  p.m. 3:45 p.m. 4:15 p.m.
4:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 5:15 p.m. 5:45 p.m.


Exam Schedule

AY23 Fall Exam Schedule

Exam schedules for the fall and spring semesters are typically published by August 1 (fall) and November 1 (spring).  Students are responsible for ensuring that they do not register for two classes with exams scheduled at the same time. The exam schedules posted on this page apply only to courses held at HKS. Jointly listed courses held at other Harvard schools may operate on a different exam schedule. Check your syllabi carefully for all courses to ensure that you avoid exam conflicts.