Registration Guide

This guide provides instructions and information about general registration procedures, planning your schedule, understanding My Progress, and where to go for help.

For entering students only: Entering students do not register for their first semester; they will be placed in the appropriate classes and receive their schedules at the end of orientation week. Learn more about the first-semester schedule.
For Berklee Global Partner entering students only: Review the credit-transfer agreements for your partner school and verify your transfer credits in your account. Specific registration instructions will be sent to your email account before orientation week.

Summer 2023 and Fall 2023 Registration

Students registration times will open between Monday, April 10 to Friday, April 21. (How is my registration time determined?)

Summer 2023 registration will end at 11:59 p.m. on May 15, 2023.

Fall 2023 registration will end at 11:59 p.m. on August 22, 2023.

All students who are currently not enrolled at Berklee and wish to return must complete the Returning Student process to be able to register for the summer and fall 2023 semesters.

Before You Register

  1. Confirm your assigned online registration date and time. You can find it on the Registration Profile screen in your account. View instructions.

  2. Clear your restrictions, listed on the Registration Profile screen in your account. View instructions. (Jump to Clearing Registration Restrictions.). If you have active restrictions, you will not be eligible to register for courses until restrictions are cleared.

  3. Know what courses you need to take. Work on your academic plan throughout the semester to prepare for a quick and easy registration. Review your major grid, and consult with a student success advisor and/or major department.

  4. Make sure you are eligible to register for the courses you plan to take. Read course descriptions, required prerequisites, and more.

Preparing for Registration

Review how to clear your registration restrictions, and then read the additional steps you should take based on where you are on your academic path.


Information for:



Find descriptions, prerequisites, and course chair information in our course catalog.


Private Instruction and Ensembles

You will register for ensembles and private instruction each semester until you have completed all requirements for your major. 

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