Important Dates and Deadlines

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


January 1216

Entering Student Orientation
Residence halls open for spring 2021.

January 18 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Boston campus closed)
Valencia instruction begins
January 1922

Online check-in for continuing and returning students

January 22

Last day to declare part-time status for spring 2021
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for spring 2021; last day to take credit by exams
Schedule completion event

January 25

First day of spring 2021 classes, instrument lessons, labs, and ensembles
Add/drop begins
Last day to enroll for supplemental tuition insurance

January 29 Last day to add/drop classes; department chairs may authorize add/drop until February 5.
February 12

Day of Reflection (no classes)

February 15 Presidents Day (Boston campus closed)
February 16 Alternative Class Day (follow Monday schedule) 
March 1519 Mid-term exams
March 22

Conservatory: Academic advising for summer 2021 sessions begin

March 26 Summer 2021 Registration Guide is available
April 2 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for spring 2021
April 516 Summer 2021 registration period
April 16 Day of Reflection (no classes)
April 19 Patriots Day (Boston campus closed)
April 21 Alternative Class Day (Boston campus: follow Monday schedule)
May 17 Conservatory: Juries and final exams
May 3 College: Spring 2021 web grading begins
Conservatory: Spring 2021 grades start to be available online
May 37 College: Final examination week
May 7

College: Spring 2021 classes end
Grades of "incomplete" earned during fall 2020 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. ET

Registration period for summer 2021 ends at 11:59 p.m. ET

May 8 Residence halls close for spring 2021
May 9 Student course evaluations due
May 12 Spring 2021 final grades due
June 25 Graduate commencement