Important Dates and Deadlines

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

Summer 2018

May 14 Conservatory: M.F.A. summer session begins
May 17 Conservatory: Spring 2018 grades available online
May 18 College: Spring 2018 grades available at 12:00 p.m. EDT on my.berklee.edu
May 2225 College: Online check-in begins for continuing and returning students
College: Entering student orientation; residence halls open for summer 2018
May 25 College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for summer 2018; last day to take credit by exams
May 28 Memorial Day (Boston campus closed, no classes)
May 29 College: First day of summer 2018 classes, instrument lessons, labs, and ensembles; add/drop period begins
May 29June 1 Conservatory: M.F.A. summer session add/drop period
June 4 College: Last day to add/drop classes, including those tested out of through credit by exam
College: Last day to declare part-time status for summer 2018
June 8 College: Last day to add/drop classes with chair authorization
June 11 Conservatory: M.F.A. summer session classes begin
June 25 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Program Summer Session 1 begins
June 2529 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Program Summer Session 1 add/drop period
July 4 Independence Day (Boston campus closed; no classes)
July 6 College: Grades of "incomplete" earned during spring 2018 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EDT
July 13 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Summer Session 1 last day of classes
July 16 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Summer Session 2 begins
July 16–20 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Summer Session 2 add/drop period
July 18–19 College: Fall 2018 registration for summer 2018 entering students
July 20 College: Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for summer 2018
July 27 Conservatory: M.F.A. summer session last day of classes
August 3 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Program Summer Session 2 last day of classes
August 1317 College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions
August 18 College: Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m. EDT; course evaluations due
August 23 College: Summer 2018 grades available at 12:00 p.m. EDT on my.berklee.edu
August 27 Last day to make changes to your fall 2018 registration schedule until check-in

Fall 2018

August 29 Entering undergraduate international student move-in and check-in
Entering undergraduate international student orientation begins.
Conservatory: Music auditions begin.
August 30 Conservatory: Academic advising and registration for entering students
September 1 Entering undergraduate domestic student move-in and check-in
September 1–7 Entering undergraduate orientation week
College: Fall 2018 check-in week; online check-in for continuing and returning students
September 3 Labor Day (Boston campus closed, no classes)
September 4 Last day to enroll for supplemental tuition insurance
September 7 College: Last day to declare part-time status for fall 2018
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for fall 2018
September 10 First day of fall 2018 classes; add/drop period begins.
September 14 Last day to add/drop classes
September 21 Last day to add/drop classes with chair authorization
October 8 Columbus Day (College and Conservatory open, classes in session)
October 19 College: Grades of "incomplete" earned during summer 2018 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EDT.
College: Last day to apply to participate in May 2019 graduation
October 29–November 2 College: Midterms/ensemble auditions 
November 9 College: Spring 2019 Registration Manual available
November 12 Veterans Day (Observed: Boston campus closed, no classes)
November 16 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for fall 2018
November 19December 5 Spring 2019 registration period
November 21–23 Thanksgiving recess (Boston campus closed, no classes)
December 14 Conservatory: Last day to complete incompletes
Conservatory: Fall 2018 classes end
December 15–21 Conservatory: Final exams and jury period
December 17 Conservatory: Fall 2018 grades begin to become available online.
December 1721 College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions
December 21 College: Fall 2018 classes end.
College: Fall 2018 grades available at 12:00 p.m. EDT on my.berklee.edu
December 22 Winter recess for students begins.
Residence halls close.
December 23 Student Course Surveys due
December 22, 2018–January 1, 2019 Boston campus closed for winter recess