Important Dates and Deadlines

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

FALL 2021

August 23 Last day of registration until check-in
August 28 Entering undergraduate student check-in begins
August 28–September 3 Fall 2021 check-in week; online check-in for continuing and returning students
August 30 Conservatory: Academic advising and registration begins for entering students
September 3 Last day to declare part-time status for fall 2021
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for fall 2021
September 6 Labor Day (Boston campus closed; no classes)
Valencia instruction begins
September 7 Fall instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
September 15 Add/drop period ends
September 17 Last day to add/drop courses with chair authorization
October 11 Indigenous Peoples’ Day/Marathon Monday (College and Conservatory closed; no classes)
October 12 Alternate Class Day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule)
October 25–29 College: Mid-terms/ensemble auditions
November 2 College: Spring 2022 Registration Guide available
November 11 Veterans Day (Boston campus closed; no classes)
November 12 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for fall 2021
November 15–December 3 Spring 2022 registration period
November 24–26 Thanksgiving recess (Boston campus closed; no classes)
December 11–17 Conservatory: Final exams and jury period
December 13–17 College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions
December 13 College: Fall 2021 web grading begins
Conservatory: Fall 2021 grades start to become available online
December 17 Fall 2021 Last day of the fall semester
Grades of "incomplete" earned during summer 2021 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. ET
December 18 Residence halls close
December 18–January 10 Student recess
December 20 College: Fall 2021 grades start to become available online at 12:00 p.m. ET
December 24–January 2 Boston campus closed for winter recess
December 29 Fall 2021 final grades due 
January 3 Last day of registration for spring 2022

 

SPRING 2022

January 11 Entering undergraduate student check-in begins
January 11–14 Spring 2022 check-in week; online check-in for continuing and returning students
January 14 Last day to declare part-time status for spring 2022
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for fall 2021
January 17 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Boston campus closed)
Valencia instruction begins
January 18 Spring instruction begins
Add/drop period begins
January 24 Add/drop period ends
January 28 Last day to add/drop courses with chair authorization
February 21 Presidents Day (College and Conservatory closed; no classes)
February 22 Alternate Class Day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule)
March 7–11 Midterm exams
March 14–18 Spring recess (classes not in session)
March 25
Summer/Fall 2022 Registration Guide live
April 1 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for spring 2022
April 4–15 Summer/Fall 2022 registration period
April 18 Patriots’ Day (Boston campus closed)
April 20 Alternate Class Day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule)
April 30 Conservatory: Spring 2022 grades start to be available online
April 30–May 6 Conservatory: Juries and final exams
May 2–6 College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions
May 2 College: Spring 2022 web grading begins
May 6 Last day of the spring semester
Grades of "incomplete" earned during spring 2022 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. ET
May 7 Residence halls close
May 7 Commencement
May 9 College: Spring 2022 grades start to be available online
May 11 Spring 2022 final grades due