Important Dates and Deadlines

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

 

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. EST
College: Last day to apply to participate in May 2020 graduation 

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. 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
Student course surveys due
December 27 Final grades due (tentative)
December 24–January 1, 2020 Boston campus closed for winter recess