Important Dates and Deadlines
Berklee College of Music (College) and Boston Conservatory at Berklee (Conservatory)
|August 26||Entering undergraduate international student move-in and check-in
Entering undergraduate international student orientation begins.
|August 28||Entering undergraduate domestic student check-in|
|August 29–September 7||
Entering undergraduate orientation week
|August 29–September 4||
College: Fall 2020 check-in week; online check-in for continuing and returning students
|September 1||Conservatory: Academic advising and registration begins for entering students.|
|September 4||Last day to declare part-time status for fall 2020
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for fall 2020
Labor Day (Boston campus closed, no classes)
|September 8||First day of fall 2020 classes; add/drop period begins|
|September 14||Last day to add/drop classes for fall 2020|
|October 12||Columbus Day (Boston campus open, classes in session)|
|October 16||College: Last day to apply to participate in May 2021 graduation|
|October 26–30||College: Midterms/ensemble auditions|
|November 6||College: Spring 2021 Registration Guide available|
|November 9||Conservatory: Spring 2021 Registration Manual available|
|November 10||Alternative Class Day (follow Wednesday schedule)|
|November 11||Veterans Day (Boston campus closed, no classes)|
Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for fall 2020
November 30-December 4
|Spring 2021 registration period|
|November 25–27||Thanksgiving recess (Boston campus closed, no classes)|
|December 12–18||Conservatory: Final exams and jury period|
|December 14–18||College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions|
|December 18||Fall 2020 classes end.
Grades of "Incomplete" earned during summer 2020 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EST.
|December 19||Winter recess for students begins.
Residence halls close.
Student course evaluations due
|December 24–January 1||Boston campus closed for winter recess|