Academic Calendar (Including Holidays) for the College and Conservatory

This calendar is for both the College and Conservatory.

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Undergraduate Program Dates | Graduate Program Dates | Summer Programs Dates


Undergraduate Program Dates (Including Holidays)

Dates will be added as they become available.
See the Registrar for additional dates and deadlines.

 

Academic Year 2021-2022

Fall 2021  
Online Check-In for Returning Students August 28–September 3
New International Student Orientation August 29
New Student Orientation August 30–September 4
Labor Day September 6 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins September 7
Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day/Marathon Monday October 11 (Classes will not be held.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule October 12
Veterans Day November 11 (Berklee is closed.)
Registration Period Conservatory: Opens November 16
College: November 16–December 3
Thanksgiving Recess November 24–26 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Thursday Schedule November 30
Examinations Conservatory final exams and jury period: December 11–17
College final examination period: December 13–17
Student Recess December 18–January 10
Winter Recess December 24–January 2 (Berklee is closed.)
Final Grades Due December 29

 

Spring 2022  
New Student Orientation January 10–15
Online Check-In for Returning Students January 11–14
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 17 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins January 18
Presidents Day February 21 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule February 22
Spring Recess March 14–18
Registration Period Conservatory: Opens April 5
College: April 5–15
Patriots Day April 18 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule April 20
Examinations Conservatory final exams and jury period: April 30–May 6
College final examination period: May 2–6
Commencement May 7
Final Grades Due May 11

 

Summer 2022  
New Student Orientation May 16-20
Online Check-In for Returning Students May 16–20
Instruction Begins May 23
Memorial Day May 30 (Berklee is closed.)
Juneteenth June 20 (Observed; Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule June 21
Independence Day July 4 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule July 6
Examinations August 8–12
Final Grades Due August 18

 

Academic Year 2022-2023

Fall 2022  
Online Check-In for Returning Students TBD
New International Student Orientation TBD
New Student Orientation TBD
Labor Day September 5 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins September 6
Veterans Day November 11 (Berklee is closed.)
Registration Period Conservatory: Opens TBD
College: TBD
Alternate Class Day: Follow Friday Schedule November 22
Thanksgiving Recess November 23–27 (Berklee is closed.)
Examinations Conservatory final exams and jury period: December 10-16
College final examination period: December 12–16
Student Recess December 17–January 8
Winter Recess December 24–January 1 (Berklee is closed.)
Final Grades Due December 28

 

Spring 2023  
New Student Orientation January TBD
Online Check-In for Returning Students January TBD
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 16 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins January 23
Presidents Day February 20 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule February 21
Spring Recess March 20-24
Registration Period Conservatory: Opens TBD
College: April TBD 
Patriots Day April 17 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule April 19
Examinations Conservatory final exams and jury period: May 6–12
College final examination period: May 8–12
Commencement May 13
Final Grades Due May 17

 

Summer 2023  
New Student Orientation TBD
Online Check-In for Returning Students May TBD
Memorial Day May 29 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins May 30
Juneteenth June 19 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule June 20
Independence Day July 4 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule July 5
Examinations August 14–18
Final Grades Due August 24

Graduate Program Dates (Boston Campus)

See dates for graduate programs on the Valencia, Spain, campus and the Berklee NYC campus.

Academic Year 2021–2022

Fall 2021  
Online Check-In TBD
College and Conservatory: New Student Orientation August 31–September 3
Labor Day September 6 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins September 7
Columbus Day/Indigenous Peoples' Day/Boston Marathon Monday October 11 (Classes will not be held.)
College and Conservatory: Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule October 12 (Boston campus only.)
Veterans Day November 11 (Berklee is closed.)
Registration for Spring 2022 TBD
Thanksgiving Recess November 24–26 (Berklee is closed.)
College and Conservatory: Alternate Class Day: Follow Thursday Schedule November 30
Examinations Conservatory final exams and jury period: December 11–17
College final examination period: December 13–17
Student Recess December 18–January 17
Winter Recess December 24–January 2 (Berklee is closed.)
Final Grades Due December 29

 

Spring 2022  
New Student Orientation TBD
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 17 (Berklee is closed.)
Online Check-In TBD
Instruction Begins January 18
Presidents Day February 21 (Berklee is closed.)
 Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule February 22 
Spring Recess March 14–18
Registration for Summer 2022 TBD
Patriots Day April 18 (Berklee's Boston campus is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule April 20 
Examinations Conservatory final exams and jury period: April 30–May 6
College final examination period: May 2–6
Undergraduate Commencement May 7
Final Grades Due May 11

 

Summer 2022  
Online Check-In TBD
College: Instruction Begins May 16
Memorial Day May 31 (Berklee is closed.)
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Begins June 6
College: Graduate Commencement Concert June 17
Juneteenth June 20 (Observed; Berklee is closed.)
College: Culminating Experience Presentations June 21–23
College: Graduate Commencement June 24
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education New Student Orientation June 27
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education Sessions Begin June 28
College: Final Grades Due June 30
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Ends July 22
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education Sessions End August 6
Conservatory: Summer Graduate Programs Final Grades Due August 20
College: Internship and Career Seminar (Online) TBD

 

Academic Year 2022-2023

Fall 2022  
Online Check-In TBD
College and Conservatory: New Student Orientation TBD
Labor Day September 5 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins September 6
Veterans Day November 11 (Berklee is closed.)
Registration for Spring 2022 TBD
Thanksgiving Recess November 24–26 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Friday Schedule November 22
Thanksgiving Recess November 23-27
Examinations Conservatory final exams and jury period: December 10-16
College final examination period: December 12-16
Student Recess December 17–January 8
Winter Recess December 24–January 1 (Berklee is closed.)
Final Grades Due December 28

 

Spring 2023  
New Student Orientation TBD
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 16 (Berklee is closed.)
Online Check-In TBD
Instruction Begins January 23
Presidents Day February 20 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule February 21 
Spring Recess March 20-24
Registration for Summer 2022 TBD
Patriots Day April 17 (Berklee's Boston campus is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule April 19 
Examinations Conservatory final exams and jury period: May 6–12
College final examination period: May 8–12
Undergraduate Commencement May 13
Final Grades Due May 17

 

Summer 2023  
Online Check-In TBD
College: Instruction Begins May 16
Memorial Day May 29 (Berklee is closed.)
College: Instruction Begins May 30
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Begins TBD
College: Graduate Commencement Concert June TBD
Juneteenth June 19 (Berklee is closed.)
College: Culminating Experience Presentations June TBD
College: Graduate Commencement June TBD
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education New Student Orientation June TBD
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education Sessions Begin June TBD
College: Final Grades Due June TBD
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Ends July TBD
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education Sessions End August TBD
Conservatory: Summer Graduate Programs Final Grades Due August TBD
College: Internship and Career Seminar (Online) TBD


Summer Programs Dates

See the Summer Programs calendar for program dates.

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