Important Dates and Deadlines

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

Spring 2018

January 2 Boston campus reopens.
January 8 College: Last day to pay tuition fees for spring 2018. After this date, a $260 late payment fee will be charged.
January 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
January 1619

College: Online check-in for continuing and returning students

January 1620 College: Entering student orientation. Residence halls open for spring 2018.
January 18 Conservatory: Orientation, auditions, proficiencies for entering students
January 19

College: Last day to declare/change a program, major, or principal instrument for spring 2018

January 22 First day of spring 2018 classes. Add/drop period begins.
January 26 College: Last day to add/drop classes, including those tested out of through credit by exam
Last day to declare part-time status for spring 2018
February 2 Conservatory: Deadline to add/drop classes
February 19 Presidents' Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
February 20 Alternate Class Day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule.)
March 2 College: Last day to change a grade of "Incomplete" earned during fall 2017
March 12–16 College: Mid-term/ensemble auditions week
March 19–23 Spring recess (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
March 26 Conservatory: Academic advising begins.
March 30 College: Summer/Fall 2018 Registration Manual available online
April 6 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for spring 2018
April 920 College: Summer/Fall 2018 registration period
April 16 Patriots' Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
April 18 Alternate class day (Boston campus will follow a Monday schedule.)
May 4 Conservatory: Deadline for completing incompletes. Spring classes end.
May 711 Final examination week
May 12 Course evaluations due.
Residence halls close for spring 2018.
Commencement ceremony
May 18 College: Spring 2018 grades available at 12:00 p.m. EDT on