Academic Calendar 2020-2021

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

Last updated: November 12, 2019

Fall 2020

Su 8/23 Graduate Blended MBA - Miami Begins
M 8/24 Graduate Two-Year Program StartUp Begins
Tu 8/25 Graduate Full-Time MS Programs Begins
F 8/28 Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduate Students. Undergraduate Orientation begins
M 8/31 Residence Halls Open for Returning Undergraduate Students
M 8/31 Graduate Classes Begin
W 9/2 Undergraduate Classes Begin
M 9/7 Labor Day: No classes
Th 9/10 Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends 4:30 p.m. EDT
Tu 9/8 Graduate Add/Drop Ends
M 10/12 Indigenous Peoples’ Day: No day or evening classes
Tu 10/13 Babson Monday for UG and Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F 10/23 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu 10/27 Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
M 10/19 Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
T 10/20 Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin
Th 11/5 Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course 4:30 p.m. EST
Tu 11/10 Last day to withdraw from a Graduate course
M - F 11/23 - 11/27 Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W - F 11/25 - 11/27 Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
W 12/9 Babson Monday: For UG Monday only once a week meeting
Th 12/10 Babson Tuesday: For UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th 12/10 Last Undergraduate class
Th 12/10 Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives
Th 12/10 24 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 p.m.
tba tba Graduate Two Year Program Modules End
F - Su 12/11- 12/13 Reading Days
M - Th 12/14 - 12/17 Graduate Elective courses Final exams
M - Sa 12/14 - 12/19 Undergraduate Exams
Sa 12/19 Undergraduate Residence Hall Close
tba tba Last class meeting for Graduate Evening Core classes

Winter 2021

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

Spring 2021

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 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 StartUp 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
tba tba One Year Program Modules End
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