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​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Babson College Academic Calendar 2016 - 2017​

All dates subject to change.

Last Updated: March 25, 2016​

Undergraduate Academic Calendar

FALL 2016​

  
F8/26Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
M8/29Residence Halls Open at 9:00 am for Returning Undergraduates
W8/31Undergraduate Classes Begin
M9/5Labor Day: No classes
W9/7Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
M10/10Columbus Day Holiday: No classes
Tu10/11Babson Monday for UG  classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F10/21Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu10/25Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Th11/3Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M - F11/21 - 11/25Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W12/7Babson Monday: for UG Monday only once a week meeting
Th12/8Babson Tuesday: for UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th12/8Last Class meeting for all UG classes
Th 12/824 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su12/9 - 12/11Reading Days
M - S12/12 - 12/17Undergraduate Exams
Sa12/17UG residence Halls close 
   

WINTER 2017

  
Tu1/3Residence Halls open for Winter Session
Wed1/4Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
M1/16Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
R1/19Undergraduate Reading Day
F1/20Undergraduate Winter Session Final Exams held
   

SPRING 2017

  
Sa1/21Residence Halls open for Transfer and G.A.P students
Sa - M1/21 - 1/23Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer and G.A.P Students
Su1/22Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 am
Tu1/24Undergraduate Classes Begin
M1/30Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
M2/20Presidents’ Day Holiday:  No classes
Tu2/21Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
M - F3/20 - 3/24Spring Break Undergraduate (5 days)
F3/24Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu3/28Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Th4/6Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M4/17Patriots’ Day Holiday: No classes
W4/19Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W5/3Last Class meeting for all Ugrad Classes
Th5/4Make up Day  (or additional Reading Day)
Th5/424 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su5/5 - 5/7Undergraduate Reading Days
M - Sa5/8-5/13Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa5/13Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
Sa5/20Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.

SUMMER 2017

  
Tu5/16Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F5/19Babson Monday (Undergrads ): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M5/29Memorial Day: No classes
F6/2Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th6/8Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
W,Th6/28, 6/29Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
W7/5UG classes begin
F7/7UG Monday make up class
Tu8/1Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course
W-Th8/16 - 8/17Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
F- Sa8/18 - 8/19Undergraduate Finals for Summer Second and Full Session Session class

Graduate Academic Calendar

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​FALL 2016

  
Th-F (across two weeks)8/18 - 8/26First Year Two Year MBA StartUp*
T-T8/23 - 8/30MSEL StartUp*   
F8/26Evening MBA StartUp *
F8/26Certificate in Advanced Man​​agement StartUp *
M8/29Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
W8/31Graduate Electives, Evening Core MBA and MSEL class Begin; Returning Blended Learning MBA students should refer to their cohort program calendar for class dates
​W​8/31​Exchange Student StartUp*
M9/5Labor Day: No classes
Th9/8Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Handbook for specific deadlines)
M10/10Columbus Day Holiday: No classes
Tu10/11Babson Monday for Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
tbdtbdBlended Learning MBA StartUp*
Tu10/25Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W10/26Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
W11/9Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session classes 
W - F11/23-11/25Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
Th12/8Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives
Th 12/824 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
tbatbaGraduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
F - Su12/9 - 12/11Reading Days
M - F12/12 - 12/16Graduate Elective courses Final exams
Sa12/17last class meeting for Graduate Evening MBA Core classes
   

WINTER 2017

  
tbatbaFirst Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
M1/16Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
tbdtbdEvening MBA StartUp*
   

SPRING 2017

  
TBDTBAEvening MBA StartUp*
TBDTBACertificate in Advanced Management StartUp*
TBDTBAExchange Student StartUp*
Tu1/24Graduate Classes Begin
Tu1/31Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Student Handbook for specific deadlines)
M2/20Presidents’ Day Holiday:  No classes
Tu2/21Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu3/14Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W3/15Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
M - F3/20 - 3/24Spring Break Graduate (5 days)
tbdtbdBlended Learning MBA StartUp*
W4/5Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session class
M4/17Patriots’ Day Holiday: No classes
W4/19Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W5/3Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives
Th5/4Make up Day  (or additional Reading Day)
Th5/424 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su5/5 - 5/7Graduate Reading Days
M - F5/8-5/12Graduate Elective Finals
Sa5/13Last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
TBATBAFirst Year Two Year MBA Modules End
​Sa5/20Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 3:00 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
Su5/21Graduate Residence Halls close  at 10 am

SUMMER 2017

  
M5/22Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
tbdtbdOne - Year MBA StartUp *
R5/25Graduate One - Year MBA Modules Begin
tbdtbdMSA StartUp* 
M5/29Memorial Day: No classes
F6/2Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th6/15Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W6/21Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M - Th6/26 - 6/29Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
M-R7/3 - 7/6Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M, T, R, F7/3, 7/5, 7/6, and 7/7Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
Th, F7/6, 7/7Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
F7/7Grad Monday make up class
M7/10Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Th8/3Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
W8/9Last day to withdraw from a  Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
M - Th8/14-8/17Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
F8/18One-Year MBA Modules End
M - Tu8/21-8/22Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses;
M - Th8/21-8/24Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
W - Th8/23-8/24Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Sessio​​n 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 2016

 
Th-F (across two weeks)8/18 - 8/26First Year Two Year MBA StartUp*
T-T8/23 - 8/30MSEL StartUp*   
F8/26Evening MBA StartUp *
F8/26Certificate in Advanced Management StartUp *
F8/26Undergraduate Orientation Begins; Residence Halls Open for New Undergraduates at 8:00 am
M8/29Graduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
M8/29Residence Halls Open at 9:00 am for Returning Undergraduates
W8/31Graduate Electives, Evening Core MBA and MSEL class Begin; Returning Blended Learning MBA students should refer to their cohort program calendar for class dates
W8/31Undergraduate Classes Begin
​W​8/31​Exchange Student StartUp*
M9/5Labor Day: No classes
W9/7Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Th9/8Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Handbook for specific deadlines)
M10/10Columbus Day Holiday: No classes
Tu10/11Babson Monday for UG and Grad classes, no Tuesday class meeting
F10/21Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
tbdtbdBlended Learning MBA StartUp*
Tu10/25Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
Tu10/25Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W10/26Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
Th11/3Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
W11/9Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session classes 
M - F11/21 - 11/25Undergraduate Thanksgiving Break (5 days)
W - F11/23-11/25Graduate Thanksgiving Break (starts Wednesday evening; no Grad evening classes)
W12/7Babson Monday: for UG Monday only once a week meeting
Th12/8Babson Tuesday: for UG Tuesday only once a week meeting
Th12/8Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives, and all UG classes
Th 12/824 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
tbatbaGraduate First Year Two Year MBA Modules End
F - Su12/9 - 12/11Reading Days
M - F12/12 - 12/16Graduate Elective courses Final exams
M - S12/12 - 12/17Undergraduate Exams
Sa12/17UG residence Halls close 
Sa12/17last class meeting for Graduate Evening MBA Core classes
   

WINTER 2017

  
Tu1/3Residence Halls open for Winter Session
Wed1/4Undergraduate Winter Session Begins; see UG on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
tbatbaFirst Year Two Year MBA Modules Begin
M1/16Martin Luther King Holiday - No Winter classes
R1/19Undergraduate Reading Day
F1/20Undergraduate Winter Session Final Exams held
tbdtbdEvening MBA StartUp*
   

SPRING 2017

  
TBDTBAEvening MBA StartUp*
TBDTBACertificate in Advanced Management StartUp*
TBDTBAExchange Student StartUp*
Sa1/21Residence Halls open for Transfer and G.A.P students
Sa - M1/21 - 1/23Undergraduate Orientation for Transfer and G.A.P Students
Su1/22Residence Halls open for Returning Undergraduates at 9:00 am
Tu1/24Undergraduate and Graduate Classes Begin
M1/30Undergraduate Add/Drop Ends
Tu1/31Graduate Add/Drop Ends (see Graduate Student Handbook for specific deadlines)
M2/20Presidents’ Day Holiday:  No classes
Tu2/21Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, No Tuesday classes
Tu3/14Graduate Elective "A" Session Courses End
W3/15Graduate Elective "B" Session Courses Begin (for add/drop deadlines see handbook)
M - F3/20 - 3/24Spring Break Graduate and Undergraduate (5 days)
tbdtbdBlended Learning MBA StartUp*
F3/24Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Due from Faculty
Tu3/28Undergraduate Mid-Semester Warnings Sent to Students
W4/5Last day to withdraw from a Graduate full session class
Th4/6Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
M4/17Patriots’ Day Holiday: No classes
W4/19Babson Monday : follow Monday class schedule, No Wednesday classes
W5/3Last Class meeting for Graduate Electives and all Ugrad Classes
Th5/4Make up Day  (or additional Reading Day)
Th5/424 Hour Quiet Time begins on campus at 8 pm
F - Su5/5 - 5/7Undergraduate and Graduate Reading Days
M - F5/8-5/12Graduate Elective Finals
M - Sa5/8-5/13Undergraduate Final Exams
Sa5/13Undergraduate Residence Halls Close at 8:00 pm for Non-Graduating Students
Sa5/13Last class meeting Graduate Evening Core classes
TBATBAFirst Year Two Year MBA Modules End
Sa5/20Commencement:  UG at 10:00 am; Grad at 3:00 pm; Seniors check out of Residence Halls by 8:00 pm.
Su5/21Graduate Residence Halls close  at 10 am

SUMMER 2017

  
Tu5/16Undergraduate Summer First Session and Full Session Courses Begin; see Undergrad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
F5/19Babson Monday (Undergrads ): follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
M5/22Graduate Summer First Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
tbdtbdOne - Year MBA StartUp *
R5/25Graduate One - Year MBA Modules Begin
tbdtbdMSA StartUp* 
M5/29Memorial Day: No classes
F6/2Babson Monday: follow Monday class schedule, regularly scheduled Friday classes will also be meeting
Th6/8Last day to withdraw from an Undergraduate course
Th6/15Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (one meeting per week)
W6/21Last day to withdraw from a Summer First Session Graduate course (two meetings per week)
M - Th6/26 - 6/29Last Summer First Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
W,Th6/28, 6/29Undergraduate Finals (2 days)
M-R7/3 - 7/6Last Summer First Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses
M, T, R, F7/3, 7/5, 7/6, and 7/7Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for once a week courses
W7/5UG classes begin
Th, F7/6, 7/7Graduate evening Finals for Summer First Session for twice a week courses
F7/7UG and Grad Monday make up class
M7/10Graduate Summer Second Session Courses Begin; see Grad on-line Registration Guide for add/drop deadlines
Tu8/1Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Undergraduate course
Th8/3Last day to withdraw from a Summer Second Session Graduate course one meeting per week
W8/9Last day to withdraw from a  Summer Second Session Graduate course two meeting per week
M - Th8/14-8/17Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for once a week evening courses
W-Th8/16 - 8/17Last day of Undergraduate Summer Second Session class
F8/18One-Year MBA Modules End
F- Sa8/18 - 8/19Undergraduate Finals for Summer Second and Full Session Session class
M - Tu8/21-8/22Last Summer Second Session Graduate class for twice a week evening courses;
M - Th8/21-8/24Graduate evening Finals for Summer Second Session for once a week courses
W - Th8/23-8/24Graduate 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
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