Commencement Week Events

Commencement Week Events

In the week preceding Commencement, the College will host events for graduating students and their families. The events listed below are open to family members unless otherwise noted. Some events may require advance ticket purchase for attendance. All student-specific events will be announced on the Babson Hub.

Undergraduate School Events

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Home of President Kerry Healey
56 Whiting Road
Wellesley Hills, MA
Register by May 10. Graduates and immediate family welcome. 

Dean Ward’s BBQ – 6 p.m.

Karaoke Night – 8 p.m.
Roger’s Pub & Grille

Friday, May 19, 2017

Baccalaureate Service
Reception: 10:30 a.m.
Service: 11 a.m.
Glavin Family Chapel

Senior Lunch on the Lawn – Noon
Reynolds Courtyard

Senior Awards Ceremony and Reception – 1:30 p.m.
Carling-Sorenson Theater

Honors Program Reception – by invitation only at 4 p.m.

Posse Graduation – 4:30 p.m.
Glavin Family Chapel
Open to faculty, staff, students, and invited family.

Campus Crawl – 7 p.m.
Start location: The Quad
End location: Roger’s Pub & Grille

Erev-Shabbat Kiddush – 7:30–9:30 p.m. 
Glavin Family Chapel 
The Kiddush will be followed in the Chapel with a kosher buffet dinner. Space is limited to 125 guests. Registration required. 

Graduate School Events

Monday, May 15, 2017

Field Day – 1–5 p.m.
Harrington Rugby Pitch, Babson Campus
Soccer, cricket, softball, basketball, and other lawn games. Graduate students, family, and friends are welcome to attend.

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Thirsty Beaver Pub Crawl – 1–7 p.m.
Location: TBD
Graduate students, family, and friends 21+ are welcome to attend. Registration required. 

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Golden Beavers Lunch – Noon–2:30 p.m.
Location: TBD
Graduates, family, and friends are welcome to attend.

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Home of President Kerry Healey
56 Whiting Road
Wellesley Hills, MA
Register by May 11. Graduates and immediate family welcome. 

Last Grad Night Out – 9:30 p.m. 
Storyville
90 Exeter Street
Boston, MA 
Graduate students, family, and friends 21+ are welcome to attend. 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Baccalaureate Service
Reception: 10:30 a.m.
Service: 11 a.m.
Glavin Family Chapel

Graduate Awards Ceremony (invitation only) – 5–7 p.m. 
Olin Auditorium, Olin Hall

Erev-Shabbat Kiddush – 7:30–9:30 p.m. 
Glavin Family Chapel 
The Kiddush will be followed in the Chapel with a kosher buffet dinner. Space is limited to 125 guests. Registration required. 

Last Night in Olin – 7:30 p.m.*
Olin Hall
Live music and dinner included. Cash Bar. Graduate students, family, and friends are welcome to attend.


* Advance ticket purchase required.