Academic Calendar 2020-2021

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

Last updated: May 18, 2021

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
F 10/2 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warning Submission will open
F 10/9 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warning Submission Deadline for Faculty to enter Warnings
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
Tu 10/13 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings are 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-Tu 11/30-12/8 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

TBD   Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer, Exchange, and January Admits
F - Su 1/15 - 1/17 Residence Halls Open as Scheduled by Housing Operations
Tu 1/19 Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin (Some Grad Blended Courses Will Begin on Sunday, January 17th; See Course Listings)
*Courses will meet virtually week 1 per the Emergency Preparedness Plan
Tu 1/26 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends 7:30AM Eastern Time
Tu 2/2 Graduate First Session “A” and Full Session Add/Drop Ends 4:30 PM Eastern Time
M 2/15 Presidents Day: Monday and Monday/Wednesday Classes Meet
Tu 2/16 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate First Session "A" Course 4:30PM Eastern Time
F 2/19 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warning Submission Will Open
F 2/26 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warning Submission Deadline for Faculty to Enter Warnings
Tu 3/2 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings are sent to Students
M 3/8 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
Tu 3/9 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin
F 3/12 Last Day to Withdraw from an Undergraduate Course 4:30PM Eastern Time
W 3/17 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Full Session Course 4:30PM Eastern Time
Tu 3/23 Graduate Second Session “B” Add/Drop Ends 4:30 PM Eastern Time
Tu 4/6 Last Day to Withdraw from a Graduate Second Session "B" Course 4:30PM Eastern Time
Th 4/15 Last Class Meeting for All Ugrad T and TR Classes
M 4/19 Patriot’s Day: Class meeting for Grad and UG Monday and Monday/Wednesday Courses 
M 4/19 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
Tu - M 4/20 - 4/26 Last Class Meetings for GRADUATE Classes
Tu - Th 4/20 - 4/22 Reading Days
F - Sa 4/23 - 5/1 Virtual Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa 5/1  Undergraduate Residence Halls Close
Sa 5/8 Class of 2020 Commencement
Sa 5/15 Class of 2021 Commencement

Summer 2021

M 5/10 Undergraduate Summer Session Courses Begin
M 5/10 Graduate MSEL Summer term Starts
Su 5/16 Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin
F 5/14 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends 7:30AM Eastern Time
Tu 5/18 Graduate One Year MBA Starts
F 5/28 Graduate First Session Add/Drop Deadline
M 5/31 Memorial Day: No day or evening Undergraduate and Graduate classes
F 6/4 Babson Monday (Undergrads): Follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
F 6/11 Babson Monday (Graduates): Follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
F 6/11 Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course 4:30PM Eastern Time
W 6/16 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course 4:30PM Eastern Time
F 7/2 Graduate Summer I Ends
M 7/5 Fourth of July Holiday Observance , no UG and NO Grad classes  Possible Exception: Grad Blended WebEx sessions; See individual course Listing for details.
Tu 7/6 Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin
F 7/9 Babson Monday (Undergrads and Graduates): Follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Tu 7/13 Last Undergraduate class
W-F 7/14-7/16 Undergraduate Finals
M 7/19 Graduate Second  Session Add/Drop Deadline
F 7/30 Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course 4:30PM Eastern Time
Sa 8/21 Last Meeting for Graduate Classes Including Final Exams if Applicable