Important Dates and Deadlines

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

 

Spring 2019

March 25 Summer/Fall 2019 Registration Manual available
Conservatory: Academic advising period begins
April 5 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for spring 2019
April 8 Conservatory: Registration opens; grades of "Incomplete" earned during fall 2018 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EDT.
April 8–19 College: Summer/Fall 2019 registration period
April 15 Patriots Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
April 17 Alternate class day (Boston campus to follow a Monday schedule)
May 3 Conservatory: Spring classes end
May 4–10 Conservatory: Juries and final exams
May 6–10 College: Final examination week
May 11 Residence halls close for spring 2019
Commencement
May 13 Student course surveys due
May 17 College: Spring 2019 grades available at 12:00 p.m. EDT on my.berklee.edu

Summer 2019

May 13 Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Stock begins
May 13–17 Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session add/drop period
May 21–24 College: Online check-in for continuing and returning students
May 21–25 College: Entering student orientation; residence halls open for spring 2019
May 24 College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or principal instrument for summer 2019; last day to take credit by exams
May 27 Memorial Day (Boston campus closed)
May 28 College: First day of summer 2019 classes, instrument lessons, labs, and ensembles; add/drop period begins
June 3 Last day to add/drop classes, including those tested out of through credit by exam
June 9 Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Stock ends
June 10 Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session classes begin
June 24 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Summer Session 1 first day of classes
June 24–28 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Summer Sessions add/drop period
July 4 Independence Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
July 5 College: Grades of "Incomplete" earned during spring 2019 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EDT
July 12 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Summer Session 1 last day of classes; grades begin to become available online
July 15 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Summer Session 2 begins
July 17–18 College: Fall 2019 registration for summer 2019 entering students
July 19 College: Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for summer 2019
July 26 Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session last day of classes
August 2 Conservatory: Master of Music Education Summer Session 2 last day of classes; grades begin to become available online
August 12–16 College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions
August 17 College: Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m. EDT; course evaluations due
August 22 College: Summer 2019 grades available at 12:00 p.m. EDT on my.berklee.edu
August 26 Last day to make changes to your fall 2019 registration schedule until check-in

Fall 2019

August 28 Entering undergraduate international student move-in and check-in
Entering undergraduate international student orientation begins
August 31 Entering undergraduate domestic student move-in and check-in
August 31–September 6 Fall 2019 check-in week; online check-in for continuing and returning students
August 31–September 7 Entering undergraduate orientation week
September 2 Labor Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
September 5 Conservatory: Academic advising and registration begins for entering students
September 6 Last day to declare part-time status for fall 2019
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for fall 2019
September 8 Last day to enroll for supplemental tuition insurance
September 9 First day of fall 2019 classes; add/drop period begins
September 13 Last day to add/drop classes
September 20 Last day to add/drop classes with chair authorization
October 14 Columbus Day (College and Conservatory open, classes in session)
October 18 College: Grades of "Incomplete" earned during summer 2019 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EDT
October 28–November 1  College: Mid-terms/ensemble auditions
October 28 Conservatory: Spring 2020 Registration Manual available
November 4 Conservatory: Academic advising for spring 2020 semester begins
November 8 College: Spring 2020 Registration Manual 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. EDT. 
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
Student course surveys due
December 27 Final grades due (tentative)
December 24–January 1, 2020 Boston campus closed for winter recess