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Babson College Academic Calendar 2015 - 2016

All dates subject to change.

Last Updated: April 22, 2014

FALL 2015    
F 8/28 Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
M 8/31 Returning Graduate * Classes Begin
T 9/1 Residence Halls Open at 9:00 am for Returning Undergraduates
W 9/2 Undergraduate Classes Begin
M 9/7 Labor Day: No classes
W 9/9 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
R 9/10 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 10/12 Columbus Day Holiday: No day or evening classes
Tu 10/13 Babson Monday for UG and Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F 10/23 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/27 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu 10/27 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W 10/28 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin
Th 11/12 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
W 11/18 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
M - F 11/23 - 11/27 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W - F 11/25-11/27 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
W 12/9 Babson Monday: for UG Monday only once a week meeting
Th 12/10 Babson Tuesday: for UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th 12/10 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives, and all UG classes
Th  12/10 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F 12/11 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
F - Su 12/11 - 12/13 Reading Day
M - F 12/14 - 12/18 Graduate Elective courses Final exams
M - S 12/14 - 12/19 Undergraduate Exams
Sa 12/19 Last class meeting for Graduate Evening Core classes
     
WINTER 2016    
Su 1/3 Residence Halls open for Winter Session
Mon 1/4 Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu 1/12 Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
Sa - Su 1/16 - 1/17 Undergraduate Reading Day
M 1/18 Undergraduate Winter Session Final Exams held
M 1/18 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
     
SPRING 2016    
Su 1/17 Residence Halls open for Transfer and G.A.P students
Su - M 1/17 - 1/18 Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer and G.A.P Students
M 1/18 Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 am
Tu 1/19 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
M 1/25 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Tu 1/26 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 2/15 Presidents’ Day Holiday:  no day or evening classes
Tu 2/16 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu 3/8 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W 3/9 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin
M - F 3/14 - 3/18 Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
F 3/18 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 3/22 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
W 3/30 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
Th 3/31 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M 4/18 Patriots’ Day Holiday: no day or evening classes
W 4/20 Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W 4/27 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives and all Ugrad Classes
Th 4/28 Make up Day  (or additional Reading Day)
Th 4/28 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F 4/29 Reading Day
Sa - Su 4/30 - 5/1 Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M - F 5/2-5/6 Graduate Elective Finals
M - Sa 5/2-5/7 Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/7 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
Sa 5/7 last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
F 5/13 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa 5/14 Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 2:30 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
     
SUMMER 2016    
M 5/16 Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu 5/17 Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
R 5/19 Graduate One Year Program Modules Begin
F 5/20 Babson Monday - Undergrads: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M 5/30 Memorial Day: no day or evening classes
F 6/3 Babson Monday - Undergrads and Graduates: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th 6/9 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
Th 6/9 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W 6/15 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M - Th 6/20 - 6/23 Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
M-Tu 6/27 - 6/28 Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M, T, W, R 6/27 - 6/30 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
W, R 6/29 , 6/30 Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
W, R 6/29, 6/30 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
Tu 7/5 Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines; UG classes begin
F 7/8 UG and Grad Monday make up class
Th 7/28 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
Th 7/28 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course
W 8/3 Last day to withdraw from a  Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
M - Th 8/8-8/11 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
F 8/12 One Year Program Modules End
M - Tu 8/15-8/16 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses;
M-Tu 8/15 - 8/16 Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
M - Th 8/15-8/18 Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
W - Th 8/17-8/18 Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for twice a week courses;
W- Th 8/17 - 8/18 Undergraduate Finals for Summer Second and Full Session Session class
  * Incoming graduate students should confirm their program start date with the Office of Program Management, 781-239-4474