Important Dates and Deadlines

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

All deadlines are midnight unless otherwise specified.

SUMMER 2022       

May 9

Last day to make changes to your summer 2022 registration schedule until check-in

May 16–20

Online check-in for continuing and returning students

May 20

Last day to check in or declare part-time status for summer 2022

College: last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for summer 2022; last day to take credit by exams

May 23

First day of summer 2022 classes, instrument lessons, labs, and ensembles

Add/drop begins           

May 27

Last day to add/drop classes; department chairs may authorize add/drop until June 3   

May 30

Memorial Day (Boston campus closed)

June 6

Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session begins

June 20 

Juneteenth (Boston campus closed)

June 21

Alternate class day (follow Monday schedule)

June 27

Conservatory: First day of Music Education Summer Session 1 classes

June 27–July 1

Conservatory: Music Education Summer Sessions 1 and 2 add/drop period

July 1

Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session last day to request a “W”

July 4

Independence Day (observed; Boston campus closed)

July 6

Alternative class day (follow Monday schedule)

July 8

Conservatory: Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for Music Education Summer Session 1

July 11

College: Five-Week instruction begins

July 15

College: Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for summer 2022 (5:00 p.m. ET)

Conservatory: Music Education Summer Session 1 last day of class   

July 18

Conservatory: Music Education Summer Session 2 first day of classes

July 22

Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session 1 last day of classes   

July 29

Conservatory: Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for Music Education Summer Session 2

August 5

Conservatory: Music Education Summer Session 2 last day of classes

August 8–12

College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions

August 12

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

August 12

College: 12-Week and Five-Week instruction ends
Last day to withdraw from the semester

August 13

College: Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m. ET

August 18

College: 12-Week and Five-Week grades due            

Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session and MMED 1 and 2 grades due

August 22

Last day to make changes to your fall 2022 registration schedule until check-in

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 20

College: Fall 2022 grades start to become available online at 12:00 p.m. ET

Conservatory: Fall 2022 grades start to become available online

December 28

Fall 2022 final grades due 

December 24–January 1

Boston campus closed for winter recess

January 2, 2023

Last day of registration until check-in

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

January 27

Add/drop period ends

February 3

Last day to add/drop courses with chair authorization

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