Important Dates and Deadlines

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

 

Fall 2019

November 8 College: Spring 2020 Registration Guide available
November 11 Veterans Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
November 15 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for fall 2019
November 18

Conservatory: Grades of "Incomplete" earned during spring 2019 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EST 
Conservatory: Spring 2020 registration period opens

November 18–December 4 College: Spring 2020 registration period
November 27–29 Thanksgiving recess (Boston campus closed, no classes)
December 14–20 Conservatory: Final exams and jury period
December 16–20

College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions

December 20 Fall 2019 classes end
December 21 Winter recess for students begins
Residence halls close
December 23 Student course surveys due
December 21–January 1, 2020 Boston campus closed for winter recess
December 27 Final grades due (tentative)

Spring 2020

January 2 Boston campus reopens
January 9 Last day to pay tuition fees for spring 2020
January 14–17 Online check-in for continuing and returning students
January 14–18

Entering student orientation; residence halls open for spring 2020

January 17 Last day to declare part-time status for spring 2020
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or principal instrument for spring 2020; last day to take credit by exams
January 20 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Boston campus closed, no classes)
Last day to enroll for supplemental tuition insurance
January 21 First day of spring 2020 classes, instrument lessons, labs, and ensembles; add/drop period begins
January 27

Last day to add/drop classes, including those tested out of through credit by exam

February 17 Presidents' Day (Boston campus closed, no classes)
February 18 Alternate Class Day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule)
February 28 College: Grades of "Incomplete" earned during fall 2019 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EST
March 9–13 Mid-term exams
March 16–20 Spring recess (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
March 23 Summer/Fall 2020 Registration Guide available
Conservatory: Academic advising for summer 2020 sessions and fall 2020 semester begins
April 3 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for spring 2020
April 6 Conservatory: Grades of "Incomplete" earned during fall 2019 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EDT
Conservatory: Registration period for Summer/Fall 2020 opens
April 6–17 College: Summer/Fall 2020 registration period
April 20 Patriots' Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
April 22 Alternate Class Day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule)
May 2–8 Conservatory: Final exams and jury period
May 4–8 College: Final exam week
May 8 College: Spring 2020 classes end
May 9 Residence halls close for spring 2020
Commencement
May 11 Student course surveys due
May 14 Spring 2020 grades available at 12:00 p.m. EDT on my.berklee.edu