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​​​Babson College Academic Calendar 2015 - 2016

All dates subject to change.

Last Updated: December 9, 2015

Undergraduate Academic Calendar

FALL 2015

   
F 8/28 Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
M 8/31 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
M 10/12 Columbus Day Holiday: No 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
Th 11/12 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M - F 11/23 - 11/27 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
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 - Su 12/11 - 12/13 Reading Days
M - F 12/14 - 12/18 Undergraduate Exams
F 12/18 UG residence Halls close
     

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
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

   
Sa 1/16 Residence Halls open for Transfer and G.A.P students
Sa - M 1/16 - 1/18 Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer and G.A.P Students
Su 1/17 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
M 2/15 Presidents’ Day Holiday: No classes
Tu 2/16 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
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
Th 3/31 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M 4/18 Patriots’ Day Holiday: No 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 - Su 4/29 - 5/1 Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M - F 5/2-5/6 Undergraduate Final Exams
F 5/​6 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
Sa 5/14 Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 3:00 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
     

SUMMER 2016

   
Tu 5/17 Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F 5/20 Babson Monday (Undergrads ): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M 5/30 Memorial Day: No classes
F 6/3 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th 6/9 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
W, Th 6/29 , 6/30 Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
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 Undergraduate course
M-Tu 8/15 - 8/16 Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
W- Th 8/17 - 8/18 Undergraduate Finals for Summer Second and Full Session Session class

Graduate Academic Calendar

FALL 2015

   
M - W (across two weeks) 8/17 - 8/26 First Year Two Year MBA StartUp*
Th - Sa (across two weeks) 8/20 - 8/29 Master of Science in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership - MSM StartUp*
Th - Sa 8/27 - 8/29 Evening MBA StartUp *
Th 8/27 Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
M 8/31 Graduate Electives, Evening Core MBA and MSEL class Begin; Returning Blended Learning MBA students should refer to their cohort program calendar for class dates
M 9/7 Labor Day: No classes
Th 9/10 Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Handbook for specific deadlines)
M 10/12 Columbus Day Holiday: No classes
Tu 10/13 Babson Monday for Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
Tu- Sa 10/27 - 10/31 Blended Learning MBA StartUp*
Tu 10/27 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W 10/28 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
M 11/16 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session classes
W - F 11/25-11/27 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
Th 12/10 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives
Th 12/10 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F 12/11 Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
F - Su 12/11 - 12/13 Reading Days
M - F 12/14 - 12/18 Graduate Elective courses Final exams
Sa 12/19 last class meeting for Graduate Evening MBA Core classes
     

WINTER 2016

   
Tu 1/12 First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
​Th ​1/14 ​Evening MBA StartUp*
M 1/18 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
     

SPRING 2016

   
Tu 1/19 Graduate Classes Begin
Tu 1/26 Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Student Handbook for specific deadlines)
M 2/15 Presidents’ Day Holiday: No 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 (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
M - F 3/14 - 3/18 Spring Break Graduate (5 days)
Tu - Sa 3/15 - 3/19 Blended Learning MBA StartUp*
W 3/30 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session class
M 4/18 Patriots’ Day Holiday: No classes
W 4/20 Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W 4/27 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives
Th 4/28 Make up Day (or additional Reading Day)
Th 4/28 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su 4/29 - 5/1 Graduate Reading Days
M - F 5/2-5/6 Graduate Elective Finals
Sa 5/7 Last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
F 5/13 First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
Sa 5/14 Commencement:  Grad at 3:00 pm
Su 5/15 Graduate Residence Halls close at 10 am
     

SUMMER 2016

   
M 5/16 Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
W - F 5/18-5/20 One - Year MBA StartUp *
F 5/20 Graduate One - Year MBA Modules Begin
M 5/23 MSA StartUp*
M 5/30 Memorial Day: No classes
F 6/3 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
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, TH 6/27 - 6/30 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
W, Th 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
F 7/8 Grad Monday make up class
Th 7/28 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
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 MBA Modules End
M - Tu 8/15-8/16 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses;
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;

*Important note: Incoming graduate students should confirm their program's exact Start Up dates and times with the Office of Graduate Programs, 781-239-4474

Undergraduate & Graduate Academic Calendar

FALL 2015

   
M - W (across two weeks) 8/17 - 8/26 First Year Two Year MBA StartUp*
Th - Sa (across two weeks) 8/20 - 8/29 Master of Science in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership - MSM StartUp*
Th - Sa   8/27 - 8/29 Evening MBA StartUp *
Th 8/27 Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
F 8/28 Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
M 8/31 Graduate Electives, Evening Core MBA and MSEL class Begin; Returning Blended Learning MBA students should refer to their cohort program calendar for class dates
M 8/31 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
Th 9/10 Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Handbook for specific deadlines)
M 10/12 Columbus Day Holiday: No 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- Sa 10/27 - 10/31 Blended Learning MBA StartUp*
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 (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
Th 11/12 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M 11/16 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session classes
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 First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
F - Su 12/11 - 12/13 Reading Days
M - F 12/14 - 12/18 Graduate Elective courses Final exams
M - F 12/14 - 12/18 Undergraduate Exams
F 12/18 UG residence Halls close
Sa 12/19 last class meeting for Graduate Evening MBA 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 First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
​Th ​1/14 ​Evening MBA StartUp*
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

   
Sa 1/16 Residence Halls open for Transfer and G.A.P students
Sa - M 1/16 - 1/18 Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer and G.A.P Students
Su 1/17 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 (see Graduate Student Handbook for specific deadlines)
M 2/15 Presidents’ Day Holiday: No 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 (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
M - F 3/14 - 3/18 Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
Tu - Sa 3/15 - 3/19 Blended Learning MBA StartUp*
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 full session class
Th 3/31 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M 4/18 Patriots’ Day Holiday: No 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 - Su 4/29 - 5/1 Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M - F 5/2-5/6 Graduate Elective Finals
M - F 5/2-5/6 Undergraduate Final Exams
F 5/6​​ 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 First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
Sa 5/14 Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 3:00 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
Su 5/15 Graduate Residence Halls close at 10 am
     

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
W - F 5/18-5/20 One - Year MBA StartUp *
F 5/20 Graduate One - Year MBA Modules Begin
F 5/20 Babson Monday (Undergrads ): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M 5/23 MSA StartUp*
M 5/30 Memorial Day: No classes
F 6/3 Babson Monday: 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, TH 6/27 - 6/30 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
W, Th 6/29 , 6/30 Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
W, Th 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 MBA 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
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