Move-in, Move-out, and Break Information

Important Dates

Fall 2020 Semester Move-in (International Students) August 27, 2020, at 9:00 a.m.
Fall 2020 Semester Move-in (Domestic Students)  August 29, 2020 (assigned time blocks)
Fall 2020 Semester Closing December 19, 2020, by 12:00 p.m.
Spring 2021 Semester Move-in (Returning Students) January 12, 2021, after 5:00 p.m.
Spring 2021 Semester Closing May 8, 2021, by 12:00 p.m.

Fall 2020 Move-in (International Students) 

All international students who have been assigned a space on campus for the fall semester will move in on Thursday, August 27, 2020, after 9:00 a.m. During this time, international students can report directly to their residence hall, where they will be greeted by Housing and Residential Education staff and given their room key. 

Students who have U.S. citizenship or a green card, but live abroad and plan on attending International Student Pre-Orientation should call or email the housing office to request permission to move in on international student move-in day. 

Berklee Summer Initiative (BSI) students will receive information on move-in dates and times from the BSI team.


Fall 2019 Move-in (Domestic Students) 

All incoming domestic (U.S. citizen) students who have been assigned a space on campus for the fall semester will move in on Saturday, August 29, 2020, during their assigned time block, which they will receive from our office via email in August. 


Fall 2020 Move-out


Milenah Paiva

The residence halls close for winter break on Saturday, December 19, 2020, at 12:00 p.m. During this time, students must vacate the residence halls, and they cannot return until Tuesday, January 12, 2021, after 5:00 p.m. Students returning to the residence halls for the spring semester are allowed to leave their belongings in the residence halls during winter break, but they will not have access to the buildings. New students moving in to the residence halls for the spring 2020 semester will receive more information about when they can move in to the residence halls.

Spring 2021 Move-out


Dave Green

The residence halls close for the 2020–2021 academic year on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at 12:00 p.m. Students will be required to remove all of their belongings from the residence halls and must clean their room before leaving. Graduating seniors and those working graduation in an official capacity will receive more information about a possible extension. All students living on campus will receive more information on closing procedures in April from our office.