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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Babson College Academic Calendar 2015 - 2016

All dates subject to change.

Last Updated: December 9, 2015

Undergraduate Academic Calendar

FALL 2015

  
F​8/28Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
​M8/31Residence Halls Open at 9:00 am for Returning Undergraduates
W9/2Undergraduate Classes Begin
M9/7Labor Day: No classes
W9/9Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
M10/12Columbus Day Holiday: No classes
Tu10/13Babson Monday for UG and Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F10/23Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu10/27Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Th11/12Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M - F11/23 - 11/27Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W12/9Babson Monday: for UG Monday only once a week meeting
Th12/10Babson Tuesday: for UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th12/10Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives, and all UG classes
Th 12/1024 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su12/11 - 12/13Reading Days
M - F12/14 - 12/18Undergraduate Exams
F12/18UG residence Halls close
   

WINTER 2016

  
Su1/3Residence Halls open for Winter Session
Mon1/4Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Sa - Su1/16 - 1/17Undergraduate Reading Day
M1/18Undergraduate Winter Session Final Exams held
M1/18Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
   

SPRING 2016

  
Sa1/16Residence Halls open for Transfer and G.A.P students
Sa - M1/16 - 1/18Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer and G.A.P Students
Su1/17Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 am
Tu1/19Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
M1/25Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
M2/15Presidents’ Day Holiday: No classes
Tu2/16Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
M - F3/14 - 3/18Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
F3/18Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu3/22Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Th3/31Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M4/18Patriots’ Day Holiday: No classes
W4/20Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W4/27Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives and all Ugrad Classes
Th4/28Make up Day (or additional Reading Day)
Th4/2824 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su4/29 - 5/1Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M - F5/2-5/6Undergraduate Final Exams
F5/​6Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
Sa5/14Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 3:00 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
   

SUMMER 2016

  
Tu5/17Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F5/20Babson Monday (Undergrads ): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M5/30Memorial Day: No classes
F6/3Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th6/9Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
W, Th6/29 , 6/30Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
Tu7/5Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines; UG classes begin
F7/8UG and Grad Monday make up class
Th7/28Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course
M-Tu8/15 - 8/16Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
W- Th8/17 - 8/18Undergraduate Finals for Summer Second and Full Session Session class

Graduate Academic Calendar

FALL 2015

  
M - W (across two weeks)8/17 - 8/26First Year Two Year MBA StartUp*
Th - Sa (across two weeks)8/20 - 8/29Master of Science in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership - MSM StartUp*
Th - Sa 8/27 - 8/29Evening MBA StartUp *
Th8/27Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
M8/31Graduate Electives, Evening Core MBA and MSEL class Begin; Returning Blended Learning MBA students should refer to their cohort program calendar for class dates
M9/7Labor Day: No classes
Th9/10Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Handbook for specific deadlines)
M10/12Columbus Day Holiday: No classes
Tu10/13Babson Monday for Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
Tu- Sa10/27 - 10/31Blended Learning MBA StartUp*
Tu10/27Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W10/28Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
M11/16Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session classes
W - F11/25-11/27Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
Th12/10Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives
Th 12/1024 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F12/11Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
F - Su12/11 - 12/13Reading Days
M - F12/14 - 12/18Graduate Elective courses Final exams
Sa12/19last class meeting for Graduate Evening MBA Core classes
   

WINTER 2016

  
Tu1/12First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
​Th​1/14​Evening MBA StartUp*
M1/18Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
   

SPRING 2016

  
Tu1/19Graduate Classes Begin
Tu1/26Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Student Handbook for specific deadlines)
M2/15Presidents’ Day Holiday: No classes
Tu2/16Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu3/8Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W3/9Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
M - F3/14 - 3/18Spring Break Graduate (5 days)
Tu - Sa 3/15 - 3/19Blended Learning MBA StartUp*
W3/30Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session class
M4/18Patriots’ Day Holiday: No classes
W4/20Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W4/27Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives
Th4/28Make up Day (or additional Reading Day)
Th4/2824 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su4/29 - 5/1Graduate Reading Days
M - F5/2-5/6Graduate Elective Finals
Sa5/7Last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
F5/13First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
Sa5/14Commencement:  Grad at 3:00 pm
Su5/15Graduate Residence Halls close at 10 am
   

SUMMER 2016

  
M5/16Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
W - F5/18-5/20One - Year MBA StartUp *
F5/20Graduate One - Year MBA Modules Begin
M5/23MSA StartUp*
M5/30Memorial Day: No classes
F6/3Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th6/9Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W6/15Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M - Th6/20 - 6/23Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
M-Tu6/27 - 6/28Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M, T, W, TH6/27 - 6/30Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
W, Th6/29, 6/30Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
Tu7/5Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F7/8Grad Monday make up class
Th7/28Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
W8/3Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
M - Th8/8-8/11Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
F8/12One-Year MBA Modules End
M - Tu8/15-8/16Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses;
M - Th8/15-8/18Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
W - Th8/17-8/18Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for twice a week courses;

*Important note: Incoming graduate students should confirm their program's exact Start Up dates and times with the Office of Graduate Programs, 781-239-4474

Undergraduate & Graduate Academic Calendar

FALL 2015

  
M - W (across two weeks)8/17 - 8/26First Year Two Year MBA StartUp*
Th - Sa (across two weeks)8/20 - 8/29Master of Science in Management in Entrepreneurial Leadership - MSM StartUp*
Th - Sa   8/27 - 8/29Evening MBA StartUp *
Th8/27Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
F8/28Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
M8/31Graduate Electives, Evening Core MBA and MSEL class Begin; Returning Blended Learning MBA students should refer to their cohort program calendar for class dates
M8/31Residence Halls Open at 9:00 am for Returning Undergraduates
W9/2Undergraduate Classes Begin
M9/7Labor Day: No classes
W9/9Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Th9/10Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Handbook for specific deadlines)
M10/12Columbus Day Holiday: No classes
Tu10/13Babson Monday for UG and Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F10/23Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu- Sa10/27 - 10/31Blended Learning MBA StartUp*
Tu10/27Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu10/27Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W10/28Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
Th11/12Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M11/16Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session classes
M - F11/23 - 11/27Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W - F11/25-11/27Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
W12/9Babson Monday: for UG Monday only once a week meeting
Th12/10Babson Tuesday: for UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th12/10Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives, and all UG classes
Th 12/1024 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F12/11Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
F - Su12/11 - 12/13Reading Days
M - F12/14 - 12/18Graduate Elective courses Final exams
M - F12/14 - 12/18Undergraduate Exams
F12/18UG residence Halls close
Sa12/19last class meeting for Graduate Evening MBA Core classes
   

WINTER 2016

  
Su1/3Residence Halls open for Winter Session
Mon1/4Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu1/12First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
​Th​1/14​Evening MBA StartUp*
Sa - Su1/16 - 1/17Undergraduate Reading Day
M1/18Undergraduate Winter Session Final Exams held
M1/18Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
   

SPRING 2016

  
Sa1/16Residence Halls open for Transfer and G.A.P students
Sa - M1/16 - 1/18Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer and G.A.P Students
Su1/17Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 am
Tu1/19Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
M1/25Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Tu1/26Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Student Handbook for specific deadlines)
M2/15Presidents’ Day Holiday: No classes
Tu2/16Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu3/8Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W3/9Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
M - F3/14 - 3/18Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
Tu - Sa 3/15 - 3/19Blended Learning MBA StartUp*
F3/18Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu3/22Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
W3/30Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session class
Th3/31Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M4/18Patriots’ Day Holiday: No classes
W4/20Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W4/27Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives and all Ugrad Classes
Th4/28Make up Day (or additional Reading Day)
Th4/2824 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su4/29 - 5/1Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M - F5/2-5/6Graduate Elective Finals
M - F5/2-5/6Undergraduate Final Exams
F5/6​​Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
Sa5/7Last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
F5/13First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
Sa5/14Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 3:00 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
Su5/15Graduate Residence Halls close at 10 am
   

SUMMER 2016

  
M5/16Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu5/17Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
W - F5/18-5/20One - Year MBA StartUp *
F5/20Graduate One - Year MBA Modules Begin
F5/20Babson Monday (Undergrads ): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M5/23MSA StartUp*
M5/30Memorial Day: No classes
F6/3Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th6/9Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
Th6/9Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W6/15Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M - Th6/20 - 6/23Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
M-Tu6/27 - 6/28Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M, T, W, TH6/27 - 6/30Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
W, Th6/29 , 6/30Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
W, Th6/29, 6/30Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
Tu7/5Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines; UG classes begin
F7/8UG and Grad Monday make up class
Th7/28Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
Th7/28Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course
W8/3Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
M - Th8/8-8/11Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
F8/12One-Year MBA Modules End
M - Tu8/15-8/16Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses;
M-Tu8/15 - 8/16Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
M - Th8/15-8/18Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
W - Th8/17-8/18Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for twice a week courses;
W- Th8/17 - 8/18Undergraduate Finals for Summer Second and Full Session Session class
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