Academic Calendar (Including Holidays)

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Undergraduate Program Dates (Including Holidays)

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

Summer 2021  
Instruction Begins May 24 
Memorial Day May 31 (Berklee is closed.)
Fall Registration  June 15–24
Juneteenth June 18 (Observed; Berklee is closed.)
Independence Day July 5 (Observed; Berklee is closed.)
Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule July 6
Examinations August 9–13
Final Grades Due August 20

 

Fall 2021  
New Student Orientation TBD
Online Check-In TBD
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 TBD
Thanksgiving Recess November 24–26 (Berklee is closed.)
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 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 TBD
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 TBD
Online Check-In TBD
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 19

 


Graduate Program Dates (Boston Campus)

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

Academic Year 2020–2021

Summer 2021  
Online Check-In TBD
College: Instruction Begins May 17
Memorial Day May 31 (Berklee is closed.)
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Intensive Begins June 1
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Begins June 7
Juneteenth June 18 (Observed; Berklee is closed.)
College: Culminating Experience Presentations June 21–23
College: Graduate Commencement Concert June 22
College: Commencement June 25
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Intensive Ends June 25
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education New Student Orientation June 27
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education Sessions Begin June 28
College: Final Grades Due July 1
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Ends July 23
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education Sessions End August 6
Conservatory: Summer Graduate Programs Final Grades Due August 20

 

Academic Year 2021–2022

Fall 2021  
New Student Orientation August 31–September 3
Online Check-In TBD
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 TBD
Thanksgiving Recess November 24–26 (Berklee is closed.)
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 TBD
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
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 Intensive Begins TBD
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Vocal Pedagogy Summer Session Begins TBD
Juneteenth June 20 (Observed; Berklee is closed.)
College: Culminating Experience Presentations June 20–23
College: Graduate Commencement Concert TBD
College: Commencement June 24
Conservatory: M.F.A. Musical Theater Intensive Ends 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 23
Conservatory: Graduate Music Education Sessions End August 6
Conservatory: Summer Graduate Programs Final Grades Due August 20
College: Internship and Career Seminar TBD

 



Summer Programs Dates

See the Summer Programs calendar for program dates.