Important Dates and Deadlines

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

 

Fall 2018

November 9 Spring 2019 Registration Manual available
November 12 Veterans Day (Observed: Boston campus closed, no classes)
November 16 Last day to request a withdrawal from a class for fall 2018
November 19 Conservatory: Grades of "Incomplete" earned in spring and summer 2018 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EDT.
November 19–December 5 Spring 2019 registration period
November 21–23 Thanksgiving recess (Boston campus closed, no classes)
December 14 Conservatory: Fall 2018 classes end.
December 15–21 Conservatory: Final exams and jury period
December 17 Conservatory: Fall 2018 grades begin to become available online.
December 17–21 College: Final exam week/ensemble auditions
December 21 College: Fall 2018 classes end.
College: Fall 2018 grades available at 12:00 p.m. EST on my.berklee.edu
December 22 Winter recess for students begins.
Residence halls close.
December 22, 2018–January 1, 2019 Boston campus closed for winter recess
December 23 Student course surveys due

Spring 2019

January 2 Boston campus reopens.
January 7 Last day to pay tuition fees for spring 2019; after this date, a $250 late payment fee will be charged.
January 15–18 College: Online check-in for continuing and returning students
January 15–19 Entering student orientation; residence halls open for spring 2019
January 18 Last day to declare part-time status for spring 2019
College: Last day to request a change of major, program, or principal instrument for spring 2019; last day to take credit by exam
Conservatory: Last day to declare a minor
January 21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
Last day to enroll for supplemental tuition insurance
January 22 First day of spring 2019 classes, instrument lessons, labs, and ensembles; add/drop period begins
January 28 Last day to add/drop classes, including those tested out of through credit by exam
February 18 Presidents' Day (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
February 19 Alternate Class Day (Boston campus to follow a Monday schedule)
March 1 College: Grades of "Incomplete" earned during fall 2018 must be changed by 5:00 p.m. EDT.
March 11–15 College: Midterm/ensembles auditions week
March 18–22 Spring recess (Boston campus: no classes, limited building access)
March 25 Spring 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: Spring 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