Academic Calendar: Berklee College of Music

Please note: this calendar is for Berklee College of Music's Boston campus. Find calendars for the other Berklee campuses and schools at berklee.edu/calendar.
College
Academics

January 2023

Jan 23 - Feb 3
Add/drop period for spring 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

February 2023

Feb 20
Presidents Day: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Feb 21
Alternate class day: Follow Monday schedule
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate

March 2023

Mar 20 - Mar 24
Spring recess: Classes not in session
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

April 2023

Apr 17
Patriots Day: Boston campus closed
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Apr 19
Alternate class day: Follow Monday schedule
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate

May 2023

May 8 - May 12
Final examinations (including ensemble auditions)
College
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 12
Last day of the spring 2023 semester
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 13
Berklee College of Music commencement 2023
College
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 13
Residence halls close at noon
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
May 17
Final grades due for spring 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 22
Graduate instruction begins
College
New York City
Graduate
TBD
New student orientation for summer 2023
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
May 29
Memorial Day: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 30 - Jun 9
Add/drop period for summer 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 30
Instruction begins for summer 2023 semester
College
New York City
Undergraduate

June 2023

Jun 19
Juneteenth: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jun 20
Alternate class day: Follow Monday schedule
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jun 23
Berklee College of Music Graduate Commencement Concert
College
Graduate
Jun 25
Graduate Music Education New Student Orientation
College
Graduate
Jun 26 - Jun 30
Add/drop period for Graduate Music Education summer session
College
Conservatory
Graduate
Jun 26 - Jun 28
Berklee College of Music graduate culminating experience presentations
College
Graduate
Jun 26
Graduate Music Education summer session begins
College
Conservatory
Graduate
Jun 30
Berklee College of Music and Berklee Online Graduate Commencement
College
Graduate

July 2023

Jul 4
Independence Day: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jul 5
Alternate class day: Follow Monday schedule
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jul 10
Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive starts
College
Jul 17
Final summer semester graduate grades due (1-year programs)
College
New York City
Graduate

August 2023

Aug 4
Graduate Music Education session ends
College
Conservatory
Graduate
Aug 11
Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive ends
College
Aug 14 - Aug 18
Final examinations
College
Undergraduate
Aug 18
Last day of summer semester
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Aug 24
Final grades due for summer 2023
College
Undergraduate