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 2022–2023

Fall 2022  
Online Check-in for Returning Students August 27
New Student Orientation August 27–September 4
Labor Day September 5 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins September 6
Indigenous Peoples' Day October 10 (Berklee is open.)
Veterans Day November 11 (Berklee is closed.)
Registration Period Conservatory: Opens November 15
College: November 14–December 2
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 14 (Classes start January 23)
Winter Recess December 24–January 2 (Berklee is closed.)
Final Grades Due December 28

 

Spring 2023  
Move-in for New Students January 15
Move-in for Returning Students January 15–22
New Student Orientation January 16-21
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 16 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins January 23
Add/Drop Period January 23–February 3
Presidents Day February 20 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule February 21
Spring Recess March 20–24
Registration Period Conservatory: Opens April 11
College: April 10–21
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 22–26
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 2022-2023

Fall 2022  
Online Check-in August 27
College and Conservatory: New Student Orientation August 27–September 4
Labor Day September 5 (Berklee is closed.)
Instruction Begins September 6
Indigenous Peoples' Day October 10 (Berklee is open.)
Veterans Day November 11 (Berklee is closed.)
Registration for Spring 2023 Conservatory: Opens November 15
College: November 14–December 2
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 TBD
Martin Luther King Jr. Day January 16 (Berklee is closed.)
Online Check-in January 17–20
Instruction Begins January 23
Add/Drop Period January 23–February 3
Presidents Day February 20 (Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule February 21 
Spring Recess March 20–24
Registration for Summer 2023 April 10-21
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 May 22–26
College: Graduate Instruction Begins May 22
Memorial Day May 29 (Berklee is closed.)
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Begins TBD
Juneteenth June 19 (Berklee is closed.)
College: Graduate Commencement Concert  June 23
College: Culminating Experience Presentations  June 26, 27, 28
College: Graduate Commencement in the BPC June 30 
College: Graduate Music Education New Student Orientation June TBD
College: Graduate Music Education Sessions Begin June TBD
College: Final Graduate Grades Due (1 Year Programs) July 17
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Ends July TBD
College: Graduate Music Education Sessions End August TBD
Conservatory: Summer Graduate Programs Final Grades Due August TBD


Summer Programs Dates

See the Summer Programs calendar for program dates.