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Babson College Academic Calendar 2017-2018

All dates subject to change.

Last Updated: July 8, 2014

Fall 2017

F 8/25 Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 a.m.
Tu 8/29 Residence Halls Open at 9:00 a.m. for Returning Undergraduates
W 8/30 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
M 9/4 Labor Day: No classes
W 9/6 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Th 9/7 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 10/9 Columbus Day Holiday: No day or evening classes
Tu 10/10 Babson Monday for UG and Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F 10/20 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/24 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu 10/24 Graduate Elective “A” Session Courses End
W 10/25 Graduate Elective “B” Session Courses Begin
Th 11/2 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
W 11/8 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
M-F 11/20-11/24 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W-F 11/23-11/25 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
W 12/6 Babson Monday: for UG Monday only once a week meeting
Th 12/7 Babson Tuesday: for UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th 12/7 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives, and all UG classes
Th 12/7 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
tba tba Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
F-Su 12/8-12/10 Reading Day
M-F 12/11-12/15 Graduate Elective courses Final exams
M-Sa 12/11-12/16 Undergraduate Exams
Sa 12/16 Last class meeting for Graduate Evening Core classes

Winter 2018

Tu 1/2 Residence Halls open for Winter Session
W 1/3 Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG online Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
tba tba Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
Th 1/18 Undergraduate Reading Day
F 1/19 Undergraduate Winter Session Final Exams held
M 1/15 Martin Luther King Holiday—No Winter classes

Spring 2018

Sa 1/20 Residence Halls open for Transfer and G.A.P students
Sa-M 1/20-1/22 Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer and G.A.P Students
M 1/22 Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 a.m.
Tu 1/23 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
M 1/29 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Tu 1/30 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 2/19 Presidents’ Day Holiday: no day or evening classes
Tu 2/20 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu 3/13 Graduate Elective “A” Session Courses End
W 3/14 Graduate Elective “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 for Graduate Electives and all Ugrad Classes
Th 5/3 Make up Day (or additional Reading Day)
Th 5/3 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
F 5/4 Reading Day
Sa-Su 5/5-5/6 Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M-F 5/7-5/11 Graduate Elective Finals
M-Sa 5/7-5/12 Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/12 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 p.m. for Non-Graduating Students
Sa 5/12 last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
tba tba Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa 5/19 Commencement: UG at 10:00 a.m.; Grad at 2:30 p.m.; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 p.m.

Summer 2018

Tu 5/22 Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad online Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F 5/25 Babson Monday (Undergrads): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
tba tba UG full summer classes begin
M 5/21 Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad online Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
tba tba 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
tba tba Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
tba tba Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
tba tba Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
tba tba Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
tba tba Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
tba tba Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
M-Tu 7/2-7/3 Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
tba tba Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
M 7/9 UG classes begin
M 7/9 Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad online Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F 7/13 Monday make up class
F 7/20 Monday make up class
tba tba Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
tba tba Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course
tba tba Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
tba tba Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
tba tba One Year Program Modules End
tba tba Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses;
tba tba Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
tba tba Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
tba tba Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for twice a week courses;
Th-F 8/16-8/17 Undergraduate Finals for Summer and Full Session Second Session class