Important Dates and Deadlines

Summer 2016

May 17

Online check-in begins for continuing and returning students.
Residence halls open for summer 2016.
New student orientation and check-in begins.

May 17 - 20

Summer 2016 check-in week 

May 20

Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for summer 2016

May 23

First day of summer 2016 classes, instrument lessons, labs, and ensembles

May 27                               

Last day to add/drop classes, including those tested out of through credit by exam
Last day to declare part-time status for summer 2016 

May 30*

Memorial Day (college closed, no classes)

July 1

Grades of "incomplete" earned during spring 2016 must be changed by 5:00 p.m.

July 4*

Independence Day (college closed, no classes)

July 5

Follow the Monday class schedule.

July 15

Last day to initiate a withdrawal from a class for summer 2016 (forms available in the Office of the Registrar) 

August 8–12

Final exam/audition ensemble week; course evaluations due

August 13

Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m.

August 18 Summer 2016 grades available at noon on my. berklee.edu
August 23                                                  

Last day to make changes to your fall 2016 registration schedule until check-in

Fall 2016

Berklee College of Music and the Boston Conservatory

August 24

Boston Conservatory: Entering undergraduate international student move-in
Berklee: Entering international student move-in

August 25 Boston Conservatory: Entering undergraduate international student orientation
Berklee: Orientation for entering international students begins.
August 26 Boston Conservatory: Move-in and orientation for undergraduate students begins.
August 27–28 Berklee: Domestic entering student move-in
August 28 Berklee: Entering student orientation and check-in begins.
Berklee: Online check-in begins for continuing and returning students.
August 28September 2

Berklee: Fall 2016 check-in week

August 31 Boston Conservatory: Music auditions begin.
September 1 Boston Conservatory: Academic advising and registration for entering students
September 2

Berklee: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for fall 2016

September 5* Labor Day (college closed, no classes)
September 6

First day of fall 2016 classes
Add/drop period begins.

September 12                    

Berklee: Last day to add/drop classes, including those tested out of through credit by exam
Berklee: Last day to declare part-time status for fall 2016

September 16 Boston Conservatory: Last day to add/drop classes
October 10*

Columbus Day  (college open, classes in session)

October 14

Berklee: Grades of "incomplete" earned during summer 2016 must be changed by 5:00 p.m.
Berklee: Last day to file for May 2017 graduation

October 2428

Berklee: Mid-term week/ensemble audition week

November 4 Berklee: Spring 2017 registration manual available
November 10

Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for fall 2016

November 11* Veterans Day (college closed, no classes)
November 1430 Spring 2017 registration period
November 2325* Thanksgiving recess (college closed, no classes)
December 9 Boston Conservatory: Last day to complete incompletes
Boston Conservatory: Fall 2016 classes end.
December 1216 Final exam week
Berklee: Ensemble audition week
December 16 Berklee: Course evaluations due
Berklee: Fall 2016 classes end.
December 17

Winter recess for students begins.
Residence halls close.

December 19 Berklee: Fall 2016 grades available at noon on my. berklee.edu
December 23January 2, 2017

College closed for winter recess