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Babson College Self-Guided Walking Tour

Stroll Into Your Future

Babson College has strict on campus regulations that require all to wear face coverings and follow social distancing that meet or exceed state, federal and local guidance. Our highest priority is the safety and wellbeing of our community and visitors. Please follow all guidance as you soak in all the cool surroundings. From green lawns, to state-of-the-art facilities to sparkling dorms--here's a preview of what you'll be seeing. Enjoy your walk around campus!

Before your tour day:

  • Visitors must comply with current Massachusetts state guidelines and follow the state’s COVID-19 Travel Order, please review prior to your trip to campus.
  • Please review the Babson College Visitor Protocol prior to arriving on campus.
  • Download and print the list of stops and Campus Map: Walking Campus Tour Map (optional).

On the day of your tour:

  • Enter Campus through the main entrance: 231 Forest Street, Babson Park, MA 02457
  • Visitors must comply with current Massachusetts state guidelines and follow the state’s COVID-19 Travel Order.
  • All visitors must check in online prior to visiting campus.
  • You may park at the Lunder Undergraduate Admission Center in designated Undergraduate Admission parking spots or in the Knight Parking Lot.

Tour Day Safety Requirements:

  • Babson is requiring all visitors to wear face coverings at ALL TIMES, including outdoor spaces and while traveling across campus. Visitors are not permitted inside campus facilities while on tour.
  • Physical distancing is one of the essential behaviors required to mitigate the risk of infection and spread of the virus. In any public setting on campus, Babson community members and visitors must maintain at least 6 feet of distance so as not to allow possible contact if an infected person were to cough or sneeze.
  • Visitors who feel sick or who experience any symptoms of COVID-19 cannot come to the campus and must contact their host to reschedule the visit to campus. Visitors must be 24 hours free of ANY symptoms potentially related to COVID-19 in order to be permitted on the Babson campus.

Follow along with audio links below. Go at your own pace. And, enjoy the Babson Experience.

Start Your Journey!

Introduction

Take a stroll through Babson’s idyllic New England setting. From tree-lined streets to sprawling green lawns to sparkling dorms, here’s a list of all your stops to get you started. Our tour guides will walk you through our beautiful campus.

1. The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship

The Arthur M. Blank Center for Entrepreneurship is the center of entrepreneurship on campus, also home to The Arthur M. Blank School of Entrepreneurial Leadership, established in 2019.

2. Park Manor West and Innovation Space

Park Manor West is a home away from home for first-year students, and features the Leonard A. Schlesinger Innovation Center, with an amphitheater, classrooms, and collaboration space.

3. Park Manor Quad

Park Manor Quad is surrounded by dorms and offers large spans of green grass mowed to perfection, crisscrossing walkways, and Adirondack chairs for sitting and enjoying the sun.

4. Kerry Murphy Healey Park

Dedicated in Fall 2019, Kerry Murphy Healey Park celebrates Babson’s long-standing commitment to global diversity and impact—featuring the Babson Globe.

5. Trim Dining Hall

Trim Dining Hall serves a wide range of options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner seven days a week. Next door, Roger’s Pub & Grille offers a casual restaurant option for lunch and dinner.

6. Weissman Foundry

Opened in Fall 2018, the Weissman Foundry is an innovative space that includes student project workspaces, prototyping resources, experiential teaching spaces, social kitchen, and more.

7 & 8. Reynolds Campus Center, Greek Life and Specialty Housing

Special-interest housing communities are located in our residence halls. Fraternities and sororities are housed in Keith and Canfield Halls. Reynolds Campus Center is the hub of campus, with multiple grab-and-go dining option, the mail room, study spaces, the campus store, and sustainability office.

9. Richard W. Sorenson Center for the Arts

The Richard W. Sorenson Center for the Arts is the main facility where BabsonARTS programs and events are held, and includes the beautiful 445-seat Carling-Sorenson Theater.

10. Glavin Family Chapel

The Glavin Family Chapel is a sanctuary for the Babson community to practice their religious faith, seek inspiration and guidance, and find peace—welcoming people of all faiths, cultures, and traditions.

11. Babson Commons and Horn Library

Horn Library was renovated and expanded in 2019 to include the new Babson Commons—a beautiful, light-filled space for use by students, that includes a four-season garden.

12. BRAC

Opened in Fall 2019, the Babson Recreation and Athletics Complex boasts 75,000 square feet of space, a two-story fitness area, state-of-the-art weight room, studio spaces, and three courts for recreational sports.

Closing

Hear from your Tour Guide one last time. We hope you connected with Nicole’s stories!

Thanks for Visiting!

That’s the end of your tour. You may loop back down Map Hill Drive and take a right at the stop sign to exit campus. Or revisit one of the spots on the tour. On the way out, picture yourself at Babson!