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Orientation Welcome

​Before you come to campus and throughout the first year, take advantage of the many unique events for both students and families to engage with staff and faculty, interact with your future classmates, and prepare for your arrival on campus.

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Save the date for Babson's admitted student day, Babson168, on April 10, 2015. A link to registration was included in your invitation and is available on your My Babson portal.

Discover Babson Shadow Days 

Visit Babson for an up-close and personalized opportunity to experience a typical day on campus! You’ll be paired with a current student with whom you’ll attend a morning class and have lunch in Trim Dining Hall. The start/end time of shadow days will vary based on the host student’s class schedule. Reg​istration is required for the Discover Babson Shadow Program and requests are taken on a first-come, f​irst-serve basis. One-week advance notice is required.​

The Discover Babson Shadow Program will run Monday-Thursday beginning Monday, February 2nd and ending Thursday, April 30th with the exception of the following dates:

•        Babson Spring Break (Monday, March 16th – Thursday, March 19th)
•        Patriots’ Day (Monday, April 20th)

Preview Days

Hear from current students and alumni, learn about FME and have brunch on campus at a Spring Preview Day. Preview Days are open to all prospective students, including admitted students.​


Join Courtney Minden, Dean of Undergraduate Admission, for a Twitter chat Wednesday, April 15th at 7:30 p.m. EDT. Dean Minden will be answering your questions on Twitter. Follow @BabsonAdmission and tag your questions using #BabsonChat.​

New Student Orientation

Save the date for Babson's New Student Orientation, required for all incoming students, which will take place August 28-September 1, 2015.

Summer Webinars

Throughout the summer, the First-Year Team will host a number of live webinars designed to introduce new students to various aspects of campus. Students and parents were encouraged to join us online, and interact with the presenters throughout the session! Stay tuned for more information on this year's webinars.​​​​