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January Orientation

Saturday, January 17-Monday, January 19, 2015

The January Orientation for all G.A.P. students, transfer students, and exchange students, will take place from January 17-January 19, 2015. Classes begin on Tuesday, January 20. 

More information about Orientation and the transition to Babson can be found on the New Students section of the Babson Hub.

Orientation Schedule

The Babson community is excited to welcome our January GAP, Transfer, and Exchange students for the spring semester. The Orientation schedule is designed to introduce students to the community, academics, and campus life at Babson. 

New Student Orientation Schedule (pdf)​
Family Orientation Schedule (pdf)​

More information about Orientation and the Orientation schedule is available on the Orientation​ section of the Babson Hub.

Family Orientation

Orientation for parents and families of January GAP, Transfer, and Exchange students is a one-day Orientation program taking place on Saturday, January 17. Following move-in and check-in, parents and families are invited to participate in a variety of programs and sessions to acclimate you to the Babson campus and community, and get a glimpse of the experience your student is about to embark on. 

For more information on parent and family orientation, please visit the Family Orientation​ website.

Move-In and Check-In Information

Students should arrive on Saturday, January 17 starting at 9:30 a.m. Check-in runs from 9:30 a.m.–2 p.m.; all new students are required to check-in at this time. It is important that students and families attend orientation sessions beginning at 2:30 p.m., so if you are moving into a residence hall on this day, please be sure to arrive prior to 2 p.m. to get settled.

All students and families should report immediately to the Reynolds Campus Center to attend check-in – DO NOT go directly to the student's residence hall, as you will not have the keys to access the room. At check-in, students will receive their residence hall keys, laptops, and OneCards. Once completing the check-in process at Reynolds, students and families will follow the move-in instructions provided by the Office of Residence Life when they were provided their room keys.

Students not living on campus should still check-in at the Reynolds Campus Center to pick up their laptops and OneCards.

Helpful tips for families on move-in day »

International Student Move-In

Students travelling to Babson internationally on Student Visas are able to move onto campus on Friday, January 16. Students should reference communication with the Glavin Office regarding move-in times and locations. All international students are also required to check-in for Orientation on Saturday, January 17, at Reynolds Campus Center.

Questions & Contact Information

If you have any questions please contact:
Caitlin Capozzi​, Director, Student Activities and Leadership
Dan Kwash, Assistant Director, First-Year Dean 
Brian Duggan, Assistant Class Dean, First-Year Programs
Conor O'Brien, Program Manager, First-Year Programs​​​​​​​​