The Orientation program helps you adjust to the Babson lifestyle and eases the transition into college by providing information and answers to any academic, personal, and social questions.

Babson’s staff, faculty, and current students will be available throughout Orientation to help in this process. Orientation is the first experience you will have with your new classmates. You’ll have the opportunity to meet fellow residence hall students in your Orientation groups, and others during organized events. The experience will definitely be a time to remember! We hope that during your first few days here, you’ll begin to form a sense of belonging to our campus and consider it your new home!

For more detailed information regarding pre-arrival information, move-in, and orientation, visit the Babson Hub »

Fall Orientation 2019

Thursday, August 29
2–5 p.m.
Move-in Day (International Students)
Friday, August 30
9 a.m.–Noon
Move-in Day (Domestic Students)
Friday, August 30–
Saturday, August 31
Family Orientation
Friday, August 30–
Tuesday, September 3
First-Year, Transfer, and Exchange Student Orientation
Wednesday, September 4 Classes Begin

Spring Orientation 2020

Friday, January 17
9–11 a.m.
Move-in Day (International Students)
Friday, January 17
11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Move-in Day (Domestic Students)
Friday, January 17–
Monday, January 20
Saturday, January 18 Family Orientation
Tuesday, January 21 Classes Begin

Orientation Schedule & Information

Each year, we are pleased to offer the Orientation schedules and transition information through the Guidebook app, available on iOS and Android devices. The “Babson College New Student Orientation Fall 2019” guide on the app will be your one-stop-shop to Orientation and your first few days on campus.

Fall 2019 Student Schedule (pdf)
Fall 2019 Family Schedule (pdf)
Guidebook (App) »

Students are required to attend all programs and sessions during the Orientation program, unless otherwise noted in their Orientation schedule. Free time is built into the student schedule throughout each day and all evening programs are optional for students.

Any student expecting to miss any part of orientation should contact Undergraduate Orientation prior to the start of orientation to make necessary arrangements.

Undergraduate Orientation 2018 Album on Flickr

Undergraduate Orientation 2018 Album on Flickr

The Babson community welcomed the Class of 2022, transfer and exchange students, and families to campus on August 23, 2018.