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Babson College Academic Calendar 2008 - 2009

All dates subject to change. Last update on February 25, 2009.
FALL 2008
Sa 8/23 Graduate Orientation for Evening MBA, Certificate in Adv. Mgmt., MSA, and MSM in Tech EPS Programs
M - F 8/25 – 8/29 Graduate Two Year Program Orientation 
Th 8/28 Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
Su 8/31 Residence Halls Open at 9:00 am for Returning Undergraduates
M 9/1 Labor Day
Tu 9/2 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
Tu 9/2 Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
Tu 9/9 Undergraduate and Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 10/13 Columbus Day Holiday: No Classes.
Tu 10/14 Babson Monday: Follow Monday Class Schedule, No Tuesday Classes
Tu - Sa 10/14 – 10/18 Babson Fast Track Sections 1 and 2 Kick-Off
F 10/17 Inauguration Celebration of President Leonard A. Schlesinger
Sa 10/18 Inauguration Celebration of President Leonard A. Schlesinger
Tu 10/21 Graduate "A" Session Courses End
W 10/22 Graduate "B" Session Courses Begin
Th - M 10/23 – 10/27 Portland Fast Track Kick-Off (at Babson Campus)
F 10/24 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/28 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Th 11/6 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
W 11/12 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
M - F 11/24 – 11/28 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W - F 11/26 – 11/28 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
M 12/1 Last Grad Monday evening class, last Grad M/W/F day class, and last Grad M/W day class
Tu 12/2 Last Grad Tuesday evening class
W 12/3 Last Grad Wednesday evening class
Th 12/4 Last Grad Thursday evening class and T/R day class
F 12/5 Last UG M/W/F class
F 12/5 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa - Su 12/6 – 12/7 Graduate day courses Reading Days
M - F 12/8 – 12/12 Graduate day and evening courses Final Exams
M 12/8 Last Undergrad M/W classes
Tu 12/9 Last UG T/R day class
W - Th 12/10 – 12/11 Undergraduate Reading Days
F - F 12/12 – 12/19 Undergraduate Final Exams (12/12, 12/15, 12/16, 12/17, 12/18, 12/19)
F 12/19 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm
W - F 12/24 - 1/2/09 College Administrative Offices Closed
WINTER 2009
M 1/5 Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
M 1/5 Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
Sa - M 1/17 – 1/19 Undergraduate Reading Day
M 1/19 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Grad day classes
Tu 1/20 Undergraduate Winter Session Final Exams held
SPRING 2009
Sa 1/10 Graduate Orientation for Evening MBA, Certificate in Adv. Mgmt., MSA, and MSM in Tech EPS Programs
Su 1/18 Residence Halls open for Transfer students
Su 1/18 Undergraduate Orientation Begins for Transfer Students
Tu 1/20 Residence Halls Open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 am
W 1/21 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
F 1/23 Babson Monday (Undergraduates Only); follow Monday class schedule
W 1/28 Undergraduate and Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 2/16 Presidents’ Day Holiday - no day classes; evening classes meet
Tu 3/10 Graduate "A" Session Courses End
W 3/11 Graduate "B" Session Courses Begin
M - F 3/16 – 3/20 Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
Tu - Sa 3/17 – 3/21 Babson Fast Track Sections 1 and 2 Kick-Off
F 3/20 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 3/24 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
W 4/1 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
Tu 4/7 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M 4/20 Patriots’ Day Holiday - no day classes; evening classes meet
W 4/22 Last Grad Wednesday evening class
Th 4/23 Last Grad Thursday evening class
F 4/24 Babson Monday (Grads Only); follow Monday day class schedule
M 4/27 Last Grad Monday evening class
Tu 4/28 Last Grad Tuesday evening class, Last Grad T/R day, and Last UG T/R class
W 4/29 Last Undergraduate and Grad day M/W class, last Grad and UG M/W/F class
W - Tu 4/29 – 5/5 Graduate evening Finals (4/29, 4/30, 5/4, 5/5)
Th 4/30 Make-up for day classes for Snow Day
F 5/1 Reading Day / Make-up for day classes for Snow Day
Sa - Su 5/2 – 5/3 Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M-F 5/4 – 5/8 Graduate day courses Final Exams
M - Sa 5/4 – 5/9 Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/9 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
F 5/15 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa 5/16 Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 2:30 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
SUMMER 2009
M 5/18 Graduate Summer Session I Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu 5/19 Undergraduate Summer Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Th 5/21 Graduate One Year Program Modules Begin
F 5/22 Babson Monday (Undergrads Only); follow Monday class schedule
M 5/25 Memorial Day Holiday: No Grad Day Classes or UG Classes (Grad Evening Classes Meet)
F 5/29 Babson Monday; follow Monday day class schedules
Th 6/11 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
Th 6/11 Last day to withdraw from a Summer I Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W 6/17 Last day to withdraw from a Summer I Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M - Th 6/22 – 6/25 Last Summer I Graduate class for once a week evening courses
M - Tu 6/29 – 6/30 Last Summer I Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M - Th 6/29 – 7/2 Graduate evening Finals for Summer I for once a week courses (6/29, 6/30, 7/1, 7/2)
Tu 6/30 Last Undergraduate Summer class
W - Th 7/1 – 7/2 Graduate evening Finals for Summer I for twice a week courses
W - Th 7/1 – 7/2 Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
F 7/3 Federal and Babson Observance of the 4th of July Holiday  
S 7/4 4th of July Holiday
M 7/6 Graduate Summer Session II Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
UG Summer Session II Early Courses Begin
 M 7/13
UG Summer Session II Late Courses Begin
 
Th 7/30 Last day to withdraw from a Summer II Grad course (one meeting per week)
W 8/5 Last day to withdraw from a Summer II Graduate course (two meetings per week)
Th 8/6 Last class UG Summer Session II Early Courses  
M - Th 8/10 – 8/13 Last Summer II Graduate class for once a week evening courses
F 8/14 One Year Program Modules End
M - Tu 8/17 – 8/18 UG Summer II Finals;  Last Summer II Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M - Th 8/17 – 8/20
Graduate evening Finals for Summer II for once a week courses
W - Th 8/19 – 8/20 Graduate evening Finals for Summer II for twice a week courses