Babson College Academic Calendar 2018–2019

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

Last updated: May 1, 2019

Fall 2018

​M - Th ​8/20 - 8/23 ​Two-Year MBA StartUp
​Tu - F ​8/21 - 8/24 ​MSEL, MSF, MSA StartUp
​Th 8/23 Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates (International and Exchange Students)
F 8/24 Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates (Domestic Students)
M 8/27 Residence Halls Open for Returning Undergraduates
​M ​8/27 ​Graduate Classes Begin
​M ​8/27 ​Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
W 8/29 Undergraduate Classes Begin
M 9/3 Labor Day: No classes
​Tu ​9/4 ​Graduate Add/Drop Ends
W 9/5 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends (4:30 p.m. EDT)
M 10/8 Columbus Day Holiday: No day or evening classes
Tu 10/9 Babson Monday for UG and Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F 10/19 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/23 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu 10/23 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W 10/24 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin
Th 11/1 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course (4:30 p.m. EDT)
M 11/5 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
M - F 11/19 - 11/23 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W - F 11/21 - 11/23 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
W 12/5 Babson Monday: for UG Monday only once a week meeting
Th 12/6 Babson Tuesday: for UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th 12/6 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives, and all UG classes
Th 12/6 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
F 12/14 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
F - Su 12/7 - 12/9 Reading Day
M - F 12/10 - 12/14 Graduate Elective courses Final exams
M - Sa 12/10 - 12/15 Undergraduate Exams
Sa 12/15 last class meeting for Graduate Evening Core classes

Winter 2019

Tu 1/15 Graduate Two Year Program Modules Begin
M 1/21 Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes

Spring 2019

F 1/18 Residence Halls open for Transfer, Exchange, and G.A.P. students, Undergraduate Orientation begins
F - M 1/18 - 1/21 Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer, Exchange, and G.A.P. Students
Su 1/20 Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduates at 9 a.m.
Tu 1/22 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
M 1/28 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends (4:30 p.m. EST)
Tu 1/29 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 2/18 Presidents Day Holiday: no day or evening classes
Tu 2/19 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu 3/12 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W 3/13 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin
M - F 3/18 - 3/22 Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
F 3/22 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 3/26 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
W 4/3 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
Th 4/4 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course (4:30 p.m. EDT)
M 4/15 Patriot’s Day Holiday: no day or evening classes
W 4/17 Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W 5/1 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives and all Ugrad Classes
Th 5/2 Make up Day (or additional Reading Day)
Th 5/2 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
F 5/3 Reading Day
Sa - Su 5/4 - 5/5 Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M - F 5/6 - 5/10 Graduate Elective Finals
M - Sa 5/6 - 5/11 Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/11 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
Sa 5/11 last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
F 5/17 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
Sa 5/18 Commencement: UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 3:00 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.

Summer 2019

M 5/20 Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu 5/21 Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu 5/21 UG full summer classes begin
F 5/24 Babson Monday (Undergrads): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
F 5/24 Graduate One Year Program Modules Begin
M 5/27 Memorial Day: No day or evening classes
F 5/31 Babson Monday (Undergrads and Graduates): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th 6/13 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course (4:30 p.m. EDT)
Th 6/13 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W 6/19 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
F 6/21 Babson Monday (Undergraduate): follow M/W class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th 6/27 Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
F 6/28 Babson Tuesday (Undergraduate and Graduate): follow T/R class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M - W 7/1 - 7/3 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
Tu 7/2 Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
W 7/3 Undergraduate Finals
W 7/3 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
M 7/8 UG classes begin
M 7/8 Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Th 8/1 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
Th 8/1 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course (4:30 p.m. EDT)
W 8/7 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
Th 8/15 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
Tu 8/20 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
Tu 8/20 Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
M - Th 8/19 - 8/22 Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
W, Th 8/21 - 8/22 Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for twice a week courses
W, Th 8/21 - 8/22 Undergraduate Finals for Summer and Full Session Second Session class
F 8/23 One Year Program Modules End