COVID-19 vaccination is required for alumni, parents, and guests who attend Back to Babson 2021. Individuals must be fully vaccinated to attend weekend events. Babson will accept vaccines authorized by the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) or World Health Organization (WHO) to fulfill this requirement.
Vaccinated children ages 12+ are welcome to attend Back to Babson. Unvaccinated children ages 2 – under 12 are required to wear masks at all times while attending Back to Babson events. Masks may be removed when actively eating and/or drinking. Parents of minors are also required to read and sign the “Back to Babson 2021 COVID-19 Compliance, Mitigation, and Acknowledgement of Risk Including the Participation of Minor Children”. The college needs to receive a signed copy no later than September 27.
A link will be shared with registrants to submit confirmation of vaccination to a HIPAA compliant third party event management and vaccine passport platform, CrowdPass.
We are committed to supporting the well-being of the Babson community during the COVID-19 pandemic and have implemented a variety of mitigation strategies and protocols for students, alumni, parents, and visitors. We are continuing to monitor developments regarding COVID-19 and will make updates to Back to Babson, Family Weekend, and Reunion events as needed, including as federal and state guidelines and regulations regarding gatherings and events may change or evolve.
If you register for Back to Babson and either the entire weekend or any specific event you registered for is canceled, modified, or rescheduled because of considerations relating to Covid-19, you will receive a refund for your registration less any portion that was designated as a gift to Babson College. You will continue to be responsible for all costs and expenses relating to travel and accommodations, and the College will not be responsible for any costs or expenses you may incur relating to any cancelation, modification, or rescheduling. Please be sure to carefully review cancellation policies for travel and hotel arrangements you make. Please also review CDC travel guidelines for any travel restrictions. We've put together some frequently asked questions to give you more information about Back to Babson weekend.