Retreats and events
In the Office of Faith and Service we offer several retreats and host events that allows our students to deepen their connection with themselves, their beliefs, with each other, and the larger global community.
Cruickshank Race for Shelter
Saturday, October 21, 2017, Race begins at 10 a.m.
The Cruickshank Race for Shelter is a 5K run/2K walk that brings together students, families, alumni, faculty, staff and the community to raise funds for the Babson chapter of Habitat for Humanity and the Office of Faith and Service's volunteer initiatives.
All race proceeds and donations will go toward the William Cruickshank (1925-2015 and Babson Alumnus '49, H'99) scholarship fund in support of babson's service immersion trips.
Leap of Faith Week: TBD
This week we highlight what it means to take a Leap of Faith, whether that involves religious faiths or risk and courage to do the impossible.
Common Ground Christian Fellowship Retreat
November 3rd - 4th
Craigeville Retreat Center, Cape Cod
BOCA (Babson Olin Catholic Association)
One day spiritual retreat focused on discovering who God is in your own life.
Spring date TBD
For more information please contact
SORA (Seniors Out Reflecting Again) Soirees
Sponsored by, Faith and Service, CCD, Alumni, and Residence Education.
Seniors are invited to a day retreat off campus. This is a time to stop and reflect, embrace your past experiences and reflect on your future ones. Dinner is provided and all are welcome. If interested in learning more information or to RSVP please contact Denicia Ratley in the Office of Faith and Service..
Spring date TDB
4 "U"s Retreat
This retreat is offered as a joint collaboration between the Office of Faith and Service, Student Activities and Leadership,the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, and Academic Services. This retreat is an opportunity for you to
unpack and reflect on your time at Babson,
more about yourself,
unwind and take a break from your busy schedule, and
with other Babson students on the same journey for growth and self-discovery. If interested, please contact Denicia Ratley in the Office of Faith and Service.
Spring date TBD
Finding Your North Star: Reflection Series for Sophomore Students
Finding Your Own North Star is a reflective workshop for discovering your true path in life and in business. On the surface, it is about effective tools you can use immediately to develop your vision and bring clarity and direction to your life. But really? It is about gaining knowledge and skills to apply to similar situations and applications in the future. It is designed for people who have important life choices to make, but struggle with moving from who you are to who you desire to be. By the end of the first gathering, you will understand how to use your internal compass to recognize opportunities and avoid mistakes. You will begin to develop a whole new way of seeing that focuses on seeing patterns instead of problems and extinguish limitations to your success.
Spring Dates: TBD
First Year/Senior Year Retreat
The First-Year/Senior Retreat is a unique overnight, off campus retreat that takes place once during the fall semester, giving first-year students an opportunity to go to an off campus retreat location to meet other first-year students and hear stories and experiences from current Babson seniors. These upperclassmen share their experiences and guide first-year students under the model “if I knew then, what I know now,” speaking on overcoming challenges and obstacles (ex. academic challenges, social pressure, friends/relationships) during their first year at Babson.
Students attending the retreat are provided opportunities for engagement with classmates, reflection on their Babson experience, and mentorship and guidance from upperclassmen and Babson staff.
Registration for the retreat is available at the beginning of the Fall semester. Spaces are limited, and students are required to submit a $20 refundable deposit to secure their spot. Transportation, meals, and overnight accommodations are provided. For more information, please contact
BIG (Babson Intercultural Group) Meetings
All are welcome to learn more about other faith traditions, explore your own identity and culture and challenge your beliefs in a safe and open environment. Opportunities exist for collaboration and programming.
Fall Dates: January 26th; February 9th and 23rd; March 8th and 22nd; April 5th and 19th
Location: Glavin Office Common Area
Fridays: Noon.-1 p.m., all Faculty, staff and students welcome!
Location: Glavin Family Chapel
Please join us for yoga in the Chapel. Mats and blocks are provided and we welcome all levels.
Tuesdays from 7 pm - 8:45 pm
Location: Glavin Family Chapel