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Babson College Academic Calendar 2005-2006

All dates subject to change. Last update on Feb. 3, 2006.
     
FALL 2005  
Sa 8/27 Graduate Orientation for Evening MBA, Certificate in Adv. Mgmt., MSA, and MSM in Tech EPS Programs
Su 8/28 Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
M 8/29 Residence Halls Open at 9:00 am for Returning Undergraduates
M 8/29 Graduate Two Year Program Orientation
Tu 8/30 Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
W 8/31 Graduate and Undergraduate Classes Begin
F 9/2 Undergrad make-up day; follow Monday class schedule
M 9/5 Labor Day – no day or evening classes
W 9/7 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Th 9/8 Graduate On-line Add/Drop Ends (Monday evening classes have extended off-line add/drop deadline to 6:00 pm on 9/13)
F 9/9 Grad make-up day; follow Monday day class schedule
M 9/12 Graduate Monday evening classes start
M 10/10 Columbus Day Holiday -  no day classes; evening classes meet
Tu 10/18 Graduate "A" Session Courses End
W 10/19 Graduate "B" Session Courses Begin
F 10/21 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/25 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Th 11/3 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
W 11/9 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
M-F 11/21-11/25 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W-F 11/23-11/25 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
Tu 11/29 Last Grad Tuesday evening class
W 11/30 Last Grad day M/W class and Last Grad Wednesday evening class
Th 12/1 Last Grad day T/R class and Last Grad Thursday evening class
F 12/2 Last Grad day M/W/F class
M 12/5 Last Grad Monday evening class
M-W 12/5-12/7 Graduate day courses Reading Days
Tu 12/6 Last Undergrad T/R class
Tu-M 12/6-12/12 Graduate evening Finals (4 days:  12/6, 12/7, 12/8, 12/12)
W 12/7 Last Undergrad M/W and M/W/F class
Th-F 12/8-12/9 Undergraduate Reading Days
Th-M 12/8-12/12 Graduate day courses Final Exams
F 12/9 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa-Th 12/10-12/15 Undergraduate Final Exams
Th 12/15 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm
F-M 12/23-1/2/06 College Administrative Offices closed
WINTER 2006    
W 1/4 Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
M 1/9 Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
M 1/16 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Undergrad or Grad day classes
Th 1/19 Undergraduate Reading Day
F 1/20 Undergraduate Winter Session ends, Final Exams held
SPRING 2006    
Sa 1/21 Graduate Orientation for Evening MBA, Certificate in Adv. Mgmt., MSA, and MSM in Tech EPS Programs
M 1/23 Undergraduate Orientation Begins for Transfer Students; Residence Halls open for Transfer students
Tu 1/24 Residence Halls Open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 am
W 1/25 Graduate and Undergraduate Classes Begin
F 1/27 Undergrad make-up day; follow Monday class schedule
Tu 1/31 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
W 2/1 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 2/20 Presidents’ Day Holiday - no day classes; evening classes meet
Tu 3/14 Graduate "A" Session Courses End
W 3/15 Graduate "B" Session Courses Begin
M-F 3/20-3/24 Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
F 3/24 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 3/28 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu 4/4 Founders Day - no day classes; evening classes meet
W 4/5 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
Th 4/6 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M 4/17 Patriots’ Day Holiday - no day classes; evening classes meet
F 4/21 Grad make-up day; follow Monday day class schedule
W 4/26 Last Grad Wednesday evening class
Th 4/27 Last Grad Thursday evening class
M 5/1 Last Grad Monday evening class
Tu 5/2 Last Grad Tuesday evening class
W 5/3 Last Grad day and Undergrad  M/W class and M/W/F class
W-Tu 5/3-5/9 Graduate evening Finals (4 days: 5/3, 5/4, 5/8, 5/9)
Th 5/4 Last Grad day and Undergrad T/R class
F 5/5 Make-up for snow day if needed
Sa-Su 5/6-5/7 Graduate day and Undergraduate Reading Days
M-F 5/8-5/12 Graduate day courses Final Exams
M-Sa 5/8-5/13 Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/13 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm
F 5/19 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa 5/20 Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am Grad at 2:30 pm; Seniors check out of residence halls by 8:00 pm.
SUMMER 2006    
M 5/22 Graduate Summer Session I Courses Begin; see Grad Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu 5/23 Undergraduate Summer Courses Begin; see Undergrad Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Th 5/25 Graduate One Year Program Modules Begin
F 5/26 Undergraduate make-up day; follow Monday day class schedule
M 5/29 Memorial Day – no day classes; evening classes meet
F 6/2 Undergrad make-up day; follow Monday day class schedule
F 6/9 Undergrad make-up day; follow Monday day class schedule
M 6/12 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
Th 6/15 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W 6/21 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M-Th 6/26-6/29 Last Graduate class for once a week evening courses
M 7/3 Employee Holiday - no Undergraduate day classes
M-Tu 7/3-7/4 Last Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M-Th 7/3-7/6 Graduate evening Finals for once a week courses
Tu 7/4 4th of July Holiday – no day classes; evening classes meet
W 7/5 Last Undergraduate Summer class
W-Th 7/5-7/6 Graduate evening Finals for twice a week courses
Th-F 7/6-7/7 Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
M 7/10 Graduate Summer Session II Courses Begin; see Grad Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Th 8/3 Last day to withdraw from a Grad course (one meeting per week)
W 8/9 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M-Th 8/14-8/17 Last Graduate class for once a week evening courses
M-Tu 8/21-8/22 Last Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M-Th 8/21-8/24 Graduate evening Finals  for once a week courses
W 8/23 One Year Program Modules End
W-Th 8/23-8/24 Graduate evening Finals for twice a week courses