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Babson College Academic Calendar 2011-2012

All dates subject to change.

Last Updated: April 23, 2012

FALL 2011    
F 8/26 Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
Sa 8/27 Graduate Orientation for Evening MBA, Certificate in Adv. Mgmt., MSA, and MSM in Tech EPS Programs
T 8/30 Residence Halls Open at 9:00 am for Returning Undergraduates
W 8/31 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
Th 9/1 Graduate Two Year Program Orientation 
M 9/5 Labor Day: No classes
tba tba Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
W 9/7 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Th 9/8 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 10/10 Columbus Day Holiday: No day or evening classes
Tu 10/11 Babson Monday: Follow Monday Class Schedule, No Tuesday Classes (this includes evening classes)
F 10/21 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/25 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu 10/25 Graduate "A" Session Courses End
W 10/26 Graduate "B" Session Courses Begin
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)
W 12/7 Babson Monday: for UG Monday only once a week meeting
R 12/8 Babson Tuesday: for UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th 12/8 Last Class meeting
W - R 12/7 -12/8 Wednesday and Thursday Evening Finals
F - Su 12/9-12/11 Undergraduate courses Reading Days
F - Su 12/9-12/11 Graduate day courses Reading Days
M - Sa 12/12-12/17 Undergraduate Final Exams 
M - F 12/12-12/16 Graduate day and evening courses Final Exams
F 12/16 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa 12/17 Undergraduate Resident Halls Close at 8:00 pm
WINTER 2012    
W  1/4 Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
M 1/16 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
T  1/17 Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
Th 1/19 Undergraduate Reading Days
F 1/20 Undergraduate Winter Session Final Exams held
SPRING 2012    
Sa 1/21 Graduate Orientation for Evening MBA, Certificate in Adv. Mgmt.,MSA, and MSMin Tech Eps Programs
Sa 1/21 Residence Halls open for transfer, GAP, and exchange students
Sa - M 1/21-1/23 Undergraduate Orientation for transfer, GAP, and exchange students
M 1/23 Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 am
T 1/24 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
M 1/30 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
T 1/31 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 2/20 Presidents’ Day Holiday:  no day or evening classes
Tu 2/21 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu 3/13 Graduate "A" Session Courses End
W 3/14 Graduate "B" Session Courses Begin
M - F 3/19-3/23 Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
F 3/23 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 3/27 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
W 4/4 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
Th 4/5 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M 4/16 Patriots’ Day Holiday: no day or evening classes
W 4/18 Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W 5/2 Last Class meeting
Th 5/3 Make up Day  (or additional Reading Day)
F 5/4 Reading Day
Sa - Su 5/5-5/6 Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M - Th 5/7-5/10 Graduate evening Finals
M - F 5/7-5/11 Graduate day courses Final Exams
M - Sa 5/7-5/12 Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/12 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
F 5/18 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa 5/19 Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 2:30 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
SUMMER 2012    
Tu 5/15 Undergraduate All Summer courses begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F 5/18 Babson Monday (Undergrads ): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M 5/21 Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
R 5/24 Graduate One Year Program Modules Begin
M 5/28 Memorial Day: no day or evening classes
F 6/1 Babson Monday (Undergrads and Graduates ): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th 6/7 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
Th 6/14 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W 6/20 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M-Tu 6/25- 6/26 Last day of Undergraduate Summer First Session class
M - Th 6/25-6/28 Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
W-F 6/27-6/29 Undergraduate First Session Finals (3 days)
M-Tu 7/2-7/3 Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M, T, Th, F 7/2-7/6 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses (7/2, 7/3, 7/5, 7/6)
W 7/4 4th of July: no day or evening classes
Th- F 7/5-7/6 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
Th 7/5 UG Summer Second Session classes begin
F​ ​7/6 ​Babson Monday (Undergrads): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M 7/9 Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu 7/31 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course
Th 8/2 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
W 8/8 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
M - Th 8/13-8/16 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
Wed, Th 8/15 - 8/16 Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
F 8/17 One Year Program Modules End
Fri- Sat 8/17 - 8/18 Undergraduate Finals for Summer Second Session and Full Session classes
M - Tu 8/20-8/21 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses;
M - Th 8/20-8/23 Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
W - Th 8/22-8/23 Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for twice a week courses;