Flexible Options to Withdraw, Transfer, or Defer

We want to ensure that our students and families feel assured when enrolling with Berklee Summer Programs. Cancel for any reason before the first day of your on-campus summer program and receive 100 percent of your money back. You also have the option to transfer your payment to another program, whether online or on campus, this year or next.

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Withdrawal from a Summer Program

If, for any reason, your summer plans change, you always have the option to withdraw and receive a refund based on when you submit your written withdrawal notice.

REFUND TIMELINE

Aspire: Five-Week Music Performance Intensive

To receive a 100 percent refund, including the registration fee, submit your withdrawal request prior to the first day of the program.

If you submit your written withdrawal request by Friday at 5:00 p.m. ET of the first week of the program, you will receive a 50 percent refund, minus the registration fee.

No refunds are available after 5:00 p.m. ET on the first Friday of the program.

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REFUND TIMELINE

Berklee Summer Semester

To receive a 100 percent refund, including the registration fee, submit your withdrawal request prior to the first day of the program.

If you submit your written withdrawal request by 5:00 p.m. ET on the first day of the program, you will receive a 66 percent refund, minus the registration fee.

If we receive your written request by Friday at 5:00 p.m. ET of the second week of the program, you will receive a 33 percent refund, minus the registration fee.

No refunds are available after 5:00 p.m. ET on the second Friday of the program.

Valencia campus

REFUND TIMELINE

Spain Summer Performance Program

To request a 100 percent tuition refund, send a written notice via email to summervalencia@berklee.edu prior to the program's start date. 

The tuition payment is not refundable after the start of the program. 

Read the full details on the Spain Summer Performance Program page. 

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REFUND TIMELINE

Other On-Campus Summer Programs*

Receive 100 percent of your money back, including the registration fee, if you withdraw before the first day of the program.

If you submit your written withdrawal request by 5:00 p.m. ET on the first day of the program, you will receive a 50 percent refund, minus the registration fee.

No refunds are available after 5:00 p.m. ET on the first day of the program.

*This policy also applies to Day Sessions: Music and both sessions of the Musical Theater Acting Intensive.

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REFUND TIMELINE

Online Summer Programs

To receive a 100 percent refund, excluding the registration fee, submit your withdrawal request prior 5:00 p.m. ET the Friday before the first day of the course.

If you submit your written withdrawal request by Friday at 5:00 p.m. ET of the first week of the course, you will receive a 50 percent refund, minus the registration fee.

If we receive your written request by Friday at 5:00 p.m. ET of the second week of the course, you will receive a 25 percent refund, minus the registration fee.

No refunds are available after Friday at 5:00 p.m. ET of the second week of the course.

Alternate Options for Summer 2021


Transfer to Online

Apply any payments you have made toward registration, tuition, and housing for on-campus programs to one or more of the online programs that begin on June 7, 2021.

Defer to Summer 2022

Apply your payments to summer 2022 on-campus programs. Payments made in full for summer 2021 programs and applied to summer 2022 programs will not be subject to tuition and housing increases.

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