Move-In, Move-Out, and Break Information

Important Dates

Fall 2019 Semester Move-In (International Students) August 28, 2019, at 9:00 a.m.
Fall 2019 Semester Move-In (Domestic Students)  August 31, 2019 (assigned time blocks)
Fall 2019 Semester Closing December 21, 2019, by 12:00 p.m.
Spring 2020 Semester Move-In (Returning Students) January 14, 2020, after 5:00 p.m.
Spring 2020 Semester Closing May 9, 2020, by 12:00 p.m.

Fall 2019 Move-In (International Students)

All international students who have been assigned a space on campus for the fall semester will move in on Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 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 31, 2019, during their assigned time block, which they will receive from our office via email in August. 


Fall 2019 Move-Out 

The residence halls close for winter break on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. During this time, students must vacate the residence halls, and they cannot return until Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 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 2020 Move-Out

The residence halls close for the 2019–2020 academic year on Saturday, May 9, 2020, 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.