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Academic Calendar 2020-2021

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

The Undergraduate Academic Calendar 2020–2021 has been revised due to the impact of Coronavirus (COVID-19) planning.

Last updated: August 6, 2020

Fall 2020

M 7/27 Virtual Undergraduate Orientation Begins
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W 8/19 Blended Learning Miami StartUp Foundations Begins Online
Su 8/23 Graduate Blended MBA - Miami Begins
M 8/24 Graduate Full-Time MBA Programs Orientation Begins
M 8/24 Undergraduate Classes Begin
Tu 8/25 Graduate Full-Time MS Programs Orientation Begins
F 8/28 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends 4:30 p.m. EST
Su 8/30 Graduate Classes Begin
M 9/7 Labor Day: Undergraduate Monday Classes Scheduled; No Graduate Classes
F 9/11 Graduate Add/Drop Ends for First and Full Session Courses
M 9/28 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate First Session Course
M 10/12 Indigenous Peoples’ Day: Undergraduate Tuesday Classes Meet; No Graduate Day or Evening Classes
Tu 10/13 Babson Monday for UG and Grad Classes, No Tuesday Class Meeting
F 10/16 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/20 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu 10/20 Last Day to Withdraw from an Undergraduate Course 4:30 p.m. EST
Tu 10/20 Graduate "A" Session Day and Evening Courses End
W 10/21 Graduate "B" Session Courses Begin
Tu 11/3 Graduate Add/Drop Ends for Second Session Courses
Tu 11/10 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Full Session Course
W 11/18 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Second Session Course
Th 11/19 Last Undergraduate Class
Th 11/19 24 Hour Quiet Time Begins on Campus at 8:00 p.m.
F, M-Tu 11/20, 11/23-11/24 Virtual Reading Days
W - F 11/25 - 11/27 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (3 days)
W - F 11/25 - 11/27 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (Starts Wednesday Evening; No Grad Evening Classes)
Sa 11/28 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close
M-Sa 11/30-12/5 Virtual Undergraduate Exams
Th 12/10 Last Class Meeting for Graduate Electives
Th 12/10 Last Class Meeting for Graduate Evening Core Classes
Tu 12/15 Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
M - Th 12/14 - 12/17 Graduate Elective Courses Final Exams

Winter 2021

M 1/18 Martin Luther King Holiday: No Winter classes

Spring 2021

F 1/8 residence Halls Openf ro New First-Years/January Admits, Transfer Exchange, Undergraduate Orientation Begins
F 1/15 Residence Halls Open for Transfer, Exchange, and January Admits
Undergraduate Orientation Begins
F - M 1/15 - 1/18 Undergraduate Orientatation for Transfer, Exchange, and January Admits
Su 1/17 Residence Halls Open for Returning Undergraduate Students
Tu 1/19 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
Th 1/28 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends 4:30 EST
Tu 1/26 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 2/15 Presidents Day Holiday: No day or evening classes
Tu 2/16 Babson Monday: Follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
M 3/8 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
Tu 3/9 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin
M - F 3/15 - 3/19 Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
F 3/19 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 3/23 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu 3/30 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
W 3/31 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course 4:30 p.m. EDT
M 4/19 Patriot’s Day Holiday: No day or evening classes
W 4/21 Babson Monday: Follow Monday class schedule, no Wednesday classes
W 4/28 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives and all Ugrad Classes
Th 4/29 Make up Day (or additional Reading Day)
Th 4/29 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
F - Su 4/30 - 5/2 Reading Day
M - F 5/3 - 5/7 Graduate Elective Finals
M - Sa 5/3 - 5/8 Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/8 Undergraduate Residence Halls Close for Non-Graduating Students
Sa 5/8 Undergraduate and Graduate Residence Halls Close
Sa 5/8 Last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
Sa 5/15 Commencement: UG at 10 a.m.; Grad at 3 p.m.; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8 p.m. Graduate Residence Hall Close

Summer 2021

Tu 5/18 Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F 5/21 Babson Monday (Undergrads): Follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M 5/17 Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
W 5/19 Graduate One Year Program Orientation Begins
F 5/21 Graduate One Year Program Modules Begin
M 5/31 Memorial Day: No day or evening classes
F 6/4 Babson Monday (Undergrads and Graduates): Follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th 6/10 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
Th 6/10 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W 6/16 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M - Th 6/21 - 6/24 Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
M - Tu 6/28 - 6/29 Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M - Th 6/28 - 7/1 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
Tu 6/29 Last Undergraduate class
W - F 6/30 - 7/2 Undergraduate Finals
W - Th 6/30 - 7/1 Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
Tu 7/6 UG classes begin
Tu 7/6 Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F 7/9 Monday make up class
Th 7/29 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
Th 7/29 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course
W 8/4 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
M - Th 8/9 - 8/12 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
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M - Tu 8/16 - 8/17 Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M - Tu 8/16 - 8/17 Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
M - Th 8/16 - 8/19 Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
W - Th 8/18 - 8/19 Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for twice a week courses
W - Th 8/18 - 8/19 Undergraduate Finals for Summer and Full Session Second Session class