Babson College Academic Calendar 2021–2022

All dates subject to change. Incoming graduate students should confirm their cohort’s specific calendar for Orientation dates and times.

Last updated Thursday, November 4, 2021

Fall 2021

W 8/25 Graduate Blended MBA - Miami Begins
Th 8/26 Residence Halls Open for New Students
F 8/27 Residence Halls Open for Returning Students
M - Th 8/30 - 9/2 Graduate Full-Time MBA & MS Programs – New Student Orientation (exact days & times TBD)
M 8/30 Undergraduate Classes Begin
F 9/3 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends 7:30 AM Eastern Time
Su 9/5 Graduate Classes Begin
M 9/6 Labor Day: No classes
M 9/20 Graduate First "A" and Full Session Add/Drop Ends 4:30 PM Eastern Time
Tu 10/5 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate First Session "A" Course 4:30 PM Eastern Time
M 10/11 Indigenous Peoples’ Day: No day or evening classes
Tu 10/12 Undergraduate Fall Break Day, No UG Classes
Tu 10/12 Babson Monday for Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F 10/22 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/26 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu 10/26 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W 10/27 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin
Tu 11/2 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time
Th 11/4 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Full Session Course 4:30 PM Eastern Time
Tu 11/9 Graduate Second Session "B" Add/Drop Ends 4:30 PM Eastern Time
W - F 11/24 - 11/26 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (3 days)
W - F 11/24 - 11/26 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
M 11/29 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Second Session "B" Course 4:30 PM Eastern Time
M 12/6 Last Undergraduate class
M 12/6 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
Tu - W 12/7 - 12/8 Undergraduate Reading Days
Th - Th 12/9 - 12/16 Undergraduate Exams (No Exams on Sunday)
Sa 12/18 Residence Halls Close
Sa 12/18 Last Meeting for Graduate Classes Including Final Exams if Applicable

Winter 2022

M 1/17 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes

Spring 2022

F 1/14 Residence Halls Open for Transfer, Exchange, and January Admits. Undergraduate Orientation Begins
F - M 1/14 - 1/17 Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer, Exchange, and January Admits
Su 1/16 Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduate Students
Su 1/16 Graduate Classes Begin
M 1/17 Martin Luther King Holiday - No day or evening Classes
Tu 1/18 Undergraduate Classes Begin
Tu 1/25 Undergraduate Add Deadline at 4:30PM Eastern Time (no spring 2022 first or full session courses can be added after this deadline)
F 1/28 Graduate First "A" and Full Session Add/Drop Ends 4:30 PM Eastern Time
Tu 2/1 Undergraduate Drop Deadline at 4:30PM Eastern Time (no spring 2022 first or full session courses can be dropped after this deadline)
Tu 2/15 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate First Session "A" Course 4:30PM Eastern Time
M 2/21 Presidents Day Holiday: No day or evening classes
Tu 2/22 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu 3/8 Graduate "A" Session Courses End
W 3/9 Graduate "B" Session Courses Begin
M - F 3/14 - 3/18 Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
F 3/18 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 3/22 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Full Session Course 4:30PM Eastern Time
Tu 3/22 Graduate Second "B" Session Add/Drop Ends 4:30 PM Eastern Time
Tu 3/22 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
W 3/30 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course 4:30 p.m. EST
F 4/15 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Second Session "B" Course 4:30PM Eastern Time
M 4/18 Patriot’s Day Holiday: No day or evening classes
W 4/20 Babson Monday: Follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W 4/27 Last Class meeting for Ugrad Classes
Th 4/28 Make up Day (or additional Reading Day)
Th 4/28 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
F - Su 4/29 - 5/1 Reading Day
M - Sa 5/2 - 5/7 Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/7 Last Meeting for Graduate Classes including Final Exams if Applicable
Sa 5/7 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close
Sa 5/14 Commencement: UG at 10 a.m.; Grad at 3 p.m.

Summer 2022

Su 5/15 Residence Halls open
Su 5/15 Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin
M 5/16 UG full summer classes begin
Tu 5/17 Graduate One Year Program Begins
F 5/20 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends 4:30PM Eastern Time
F 5/27 Graduate First Session Add/Drop Deadline 4:30PM Eastern Time
M 5/30 Memorial Day: no day or evening classes
F 6/3 Babson Monday (Graduates): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
F 6/10 Last Day to Withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate Course 4:30PM Eastern Time
M 6/20 Juneteenth Holiday Observed
F 6/24 Babson Monday (Graduates): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
F 6/24 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course 4:30PM Eastern Time
F 7/1 Last Summer First Session Graduate class including Final Exams if Applicable
M 7/4 Independence Day Holiday – no Classes
Tu 7/5 Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin
F 7/8 Babson Monday (Graduates): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
F 7/15 Graduate Second Session Add/Drop Deadline 4:30PM Eastern Time
W 7/20 Last Undergraduate class
Th-F 7/21-7/22 Undergraduate Finals
Sa 7/23 Residence Halls close 
F 8/2 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course 4:30PM Eastern Time
Sa 8/20 Last meeting for all Graduate Classes including Final Exams if Applicable