Important Dates and Deadlines

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

SUMMER 2021

May 18–21 Online check-in for continuing and returning students
May 21 Last day to check in or declare part-time status for summer 2021
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or instrument for summer 2021; last day to take credit by exams
May 24

First day of summer 2021 classes, instrument lessons, labs, and ensembles
Add/drop begins

May 28

Last day to add/drop classes; department chairs may authorize add/drop until June 4

May 31 Memorial Day (Boston campus closed)
June 1 Conservatory: Academic advising for the fall 2021 semester begins
June 4 Fall 2021 course catalog available
June 7

Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session classes begin

June 14–24 Fall 2021 registration period
June 18 Juneteenth (Observed; Boston campus closed)
June 25 College: Graduate Commencement
June 28 Conservatory: First day of Music Education Summer Session 1 classes
June 28–July 2 Conservatory: Music Education Summer Sessions 1 and 2 add/drop period
July 1 College: Final graduate program grades due
July 2

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

July 5 Independence Day (Observed; Boston campus closed)
July 6
Alternative Class Day (Follow Monday schedule)
July 9
Conservatory: Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for Music Education Summer Session 1
July 12 College: Five-Week instruction begins
July 16
College: Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for summer 2021 (5:00 p.m. ET)
Conservatory:
Music Education Summer Session 1 last day of classes
July 19
Conservatory: Music Education Summer Session 2 first day of classes
July 23
Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session last day of classes
July 28
Conservatory: M.F.A. Summer Session final grades due
July 30
Conservatory: Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for Music Education Summer Session 2
August 6
Conservatory: Music Education Summer Session 2 last day of classes
August 9–13
College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions
August 13
Grades of "incomplete" earned during spring 2021 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. ET
August 13
College: 12-Week and Five-Week instruction ends
August 14
College: Residence halls close at 12:00 p.m. ET
August 20
College: 12-Week and Five-Week grades due
Conservatory: MMED 1 and 2 grades due
August 23 Last day to register for fall 2021