Academic Calendar: Boston Conservatory at Berklee

Please note: this calendar is for Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Find calendars for the other Berklee campuses and schools at berklee.edu/calendar.

Fall 2022

Conservatory

August 2022

Aug 27 - Sep 2
Deadline
Fall 2022 online check-in
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Aug 27 - Sep 4
New student orientation (Boston campus)
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate

September 2022

Sep 5
Labor Day: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Sep 6
Instruction begins for fall 2022
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Sep 6 - Sep 16
Deadline
Add/drop period for fall 2022
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

October 2022

Oct 10
Indigenous Peoples' Day: Berklee is open
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

November 2022

Nov 11
Veterans Day: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Nov 15
Spring 2023 registration starts
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Nov 22
Alternate class day: Follow a Friday schedule
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Nov 23 - Nov 27
Thanksgiving Recess: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

December 2022

Dec 10 - Dec 16
Final examinations (including jury period)
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 16
Last day of the fall 2022 semester
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 17
Residence halls close at noon
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 17 - Jan 22
Student recess
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 24 - Jan 2
Winter recess for faculty and staff: Facilities and administrative offices are closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 28
Final grades due for fall 2022
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

Spring 2023

Conservatory

January 2023

Jan 15
Residence halls open
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jan 16
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jan 16 - Jan 21
New student orientation for undergraduate students
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Jan 19
New student orientation for Conservatory graduate students
Conservatory
Graduate
Jan 23
Instruction begins for spring 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
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 19 - Mar 25
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 6 - May 12
Final examinations (including jury period)
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 12
Last day of the spring 2023 semester
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 13
Boston Conservatory at Berklee commencement 2023
Conservatory
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

Summer 2023

Conservatory

May 2023

May 23
Residence halls open
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 23 - May 27
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 6
Add/drop period for summer 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

June 2023

Jun 5
M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy summer session begins
Conservatory
Graduate
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 26
Graduate Music Education summer session begins
College
Conservatory
Graduate
Jun 26 - Jun 30
Add/drop period for Graduate Music Education summer session
College
Conservatory
Graduate

July 2023

Jul 4
Independence Day: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jul 5
Alternate class day: Follow Tuesday schedule
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jul 20
M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy summer session ends
Conservatory
Graduate

August 2023

Aug 4
Graduate Music Education session ends
College
Conservatory
Graduate
Aug 18
Last day of summer semester
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
TBD
Conservatory summer graduate programs final grades due
Conservatory
Graduate

Fall 2023

Conservatory

August 2023

Aug 26
Residence halls open for new and returning students
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Aug 26 - Sep 1
Deadline
Check-in period for fall 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Aug 26 - Sep 2
New student orientation for undergraduate students
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Aug 28 - Sep 1
New student orientation for College and Conservatory graduate students
College
Conservatory
Graduate
Aug 28 - Sep 2
Instrumental and voice placement auditions
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate

September 2023

Sep 1
Deadline
Last day to declare part-time status
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Sep 4
Labor Day
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Sep 5
Instruction begins for fall 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Sep 5 - Sep 19
Deadline
Add/drop period for fall 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Sep 20
First day to drop a course with a "w" (Withdrawal) grade
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

October 2023

Oct 2
Graduation application opens for students graduating in 2024
Conservatory
College
Undergraduate
Oct 9
Indigenous Peoples' Day: No classes
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Oct 10
Alternate class day: Follow Monday schedule
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

November 2023

Nov 3
Spring 2024 course offerings available
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Nov 3
Spring 2024 student registration times available
College
New York City
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Nov 8
Deadline
Last day to drop a course with a "w" (Withdrawal) grade
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Nov 10
Veterans Day observed: No classes
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Nov 13
Spring 2024 registration period begins
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Nov 22 - Nov 26
Thanksgiving recess: No classes
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

December 2023

Dec 4
Faculty grading opens
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 8
Deadline
Graduation application closes for students graduating in 2024
Conservatory
College
Undergraduate
Dec 9 - Dec 12
Fall performance juries
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 11 - Dec 15
Final exam period
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 15
Incomplete grades "I" for summer 2023 convert to "F"
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 15
Instruction ends for fall 2023
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 20
Final grades due from faculty by 11:59 p.m.
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Dec 22 - Jan 1
Winter recess: Administrative offices close at 5:00 p.m.
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

Spring 2024

Conservatory

January 2024

Jan 2
Administrative offices open
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jan 13 - Jan 19
Deadline
Check-in period for spring 2024
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jan 15
Martin Luther King Jr. Day: Berklee is closed
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jan 16
Residence halls open for new and returning students
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jan 16 - Jan 21
New student orientation for undergraduate students
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Jan 19
Deadline
Last day to declare part-time status for spring 2024
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Jan 23
Instruction begins for spring 2024
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Jan 23 - Feb 6
Deadline
Add/drop period for spring 2024
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

February 2024

Feb 7
First day to drop a course with a "w" (Withdrawal) grade
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Feb 9
2024 graduation application final decision notices to students
Conservatory
College
Undergraduate
Feb 19
Presidents' Day: No classes
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Feb 20
Alternate class day: Follow a Monday schedule
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

March 2024

Mar 17 - Mar 23
Spring recess
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Mar 29
Summer and fall 2024 course offerings available
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Mar 29
Summer and fall 2024 registration times available
College
New York City
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate

April 2024

Apr 8
Summer and fall 2024 registration begins
College
New York City
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Apr 10
Deadline
Last day to drop a class with a "w" (Withdrawal) grade
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
Apr 15
Patriots' Day: No classes (Boston only)
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Apr 17
Alternate class day: Follow a Monday schedule (Boston only)
College
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
Apr 29
Faculty grading opens
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

May 2024

May 4 - May 7
Spring performance juries
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 6 - May 10
Final exam period
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 10
Incomplete grades "I" for fall 2023 convert to "F"
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 10
Instruction ends for spring 2024
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 11
Boston Conservatory at Berklee commencement
Conservatory
Undergraduate
Graduate
May 15
Final grades due from faculty by 11:59 p.m.
College
Conservatory
New York City
Undergraduate
Graduate

Summer 2024

Dates will be available soon.