Important Dates and Deadlines

Berklee College of Music (College) and Boston Conservatory at Berklee (Conservatory)

All deadlines are midnight unless otherwise specified.

FALL 2022

August 22

Last day of registration until check-in

August 27

Entering undergraduate student check-in begins

August 29–September 2

Fall 2022 check-in week; online check-in for continuing and returning students

September 2

Last day to declare part-time status for fall 2022

College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for fall 2022

September 5

Labor Day (Boston campus closed; no classes)

Valencia instruction begins

September 6

Fall instruction begins

Add/drop period begins

September 16

Add/drop period ends

October 24–28

College: Mid-terms/ensemble auditions

November 4

College: Spring 2023 Registration Guide available

November 10

Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for fall 2022

November 11

Veterans Day (Boston campus closed; no classes)

November 14–December 2

Spring 2023 registration period

November 22

Alternate class day – follow Friday schedule

November 23–27

Thanksgiving recess (Boston campus closed; no classes)

December 9

College: Fall 2022 web grading begins

December 12–16

College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions

Conservatory: Final exams and jury period

December 16

Fall 2022 Last day of the fall semester

Grades of "incomplete" earned during summer 2022 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. ET

December 17

Residence halls close at noon

December 17–January 8

Student recess

December 28

Fall 2022 final grades due 

December 24–January 2

Boston campus closed for winter recess

January 3, 2023

College: Last day of registration until check-in

January 4, 2023

Conservatory: Fall 2022 grades start to become available online

College: Fall 2022 grades start to become available online

SPRING 2023       

January 17

Entering undergraduate student check-in begins

January 17–20

Spring 2023 check-in week; online check-in for continuing and returning students

January 16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Boston campus closed)

January 20

Last day to declare part-time status for spring 2023

College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for spring 2023

January 23

Fall instruction begins

Add/drop period begins

February 3

Add/drop period ends

February 20

President's Day (College and Conservatory closed; no classes)

February 21

Alternate class day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule)

March 13–17

Mid-term exams

March 20–24

Spring recess (classes not in session)

March 31

           

Summer/Fall 2023 Registration Guide live

           

April 7

Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for spring 2023

April 10–21

Summer/fall 2023 registration period

April 17

Patriots Day (Boston campus closed)

April 19

Alternate class day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule)

May 5

College: spring 2023 web grading begins

May 6–12

Conservatory: juries and final exams

May 8–12

College: final exam week/ensemble auditions

May 12

Spring 2023 last day of the semester

Grades of "incomplete" earned during fall 2022 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. ET

May 13

Residence halls close at noon

May 13

Commencement

May 8

Spring 2023 grades start to be available online

May 17

Spring 2023 final grades due

SUMMER 2023

May 22

Online check-in for continuing and returning students

May 26

Last day to declare part-time status for 2023SU

Last day to request change of major, program, or instrument for 2023SU

May 27

First de-registration

May 29

Memorial Day

May 30–June 9

Add/drop period for 2023SU

May 30

12-Week Instruction Begins

June 5

M.F.A. Summer Session begins

June 6

Final de-registration

June 19

Juneteenth – college closed

June 20

Alternate class day – follow Monday schedule

June 23

Graduate Studies commencement

June 26

Summer Session MMED 1 begins

June 26–June 30

Add/drop period for MMED

July 4

Independence Day – college closed

July 5

Alternate class day – follow Monday schedule

July 7

M.F.A. Summer Session last day to request a "W"

July 10

5-Week instruction begins

July 14

Summer Session MMED 1 last day of classes
Summer Session MMED 1 last day to request a "W"

July 17

Summer Session MMED 2 begins

July 19

2023FA registration for 2023SU entering students

July 20

Last Day to request a "W" for 2023SU
M.F.A. Summer Session last day of classes

July 31

12-Week course surveys open

August 11

5-Week instruction ends

August 14–18

Final exam / ensemble auditions

August 14

BCB: 2023SU grades become available online
BCM: 12-Week Session web grading begins

August 18

Incomplete grades from 2023SP must be changed by 5:00 p.m.
12-Week instruction ends

August 21

BCM: 2023SU grades start to be available online at 12:00 p.m.

August 24

Final grades due