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School Info, Enrollment & Policies

General School Information

Academic Calendar

Semester Start and End Dates

Semester Start Date End Date
Winter 2018 January 8, 2018 April 1, 2018
Spring 2018 April 2, 2018 June 24, 2018
Summer 2018 June 25, 2018 September 16, 2018
Fall 2018 September 24, 2018 December 16, 2018
Winter 2019 January 14, 2019 April 7, 2019
Spring 2019 April 8, 2019 June 30, 2019
Summer 2019 July 1, 2019 September 22, 2019
Fall 2019 September 30, 2019 December 22, 2019
Winter 2020 January 13, 2020 April 5, 2020
Spring 2020 April 6, 2020 June 28, 2020

Online Degrees

You can review key dates related to the online degree programs here.


Online Courses and Certificates

Berklee Online offers courses for undergraduate credit both as part of a certificate program and as individual courses, as well as courses for non-credit. Berklee Online runs four 12-week semesters during the academic year. Here are the important dates for our upcoming semesters related to courses and certificate programs:

Winter 2018

Dec 25-Jan 1 Winter Break-Offices Closed
Jan 5 Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 100% tuition refund
Jan 8 Winter 2018 begins
Jan 12 Enrollment for Winter 2018 ends
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 50% tuition refund
Jan 15 Martin Luther King Jr. Day-Offices Closed
Jan 19 Last day to transfer a course to a future Semester
Last day to change your Winter 2018 course
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 25% tuition refund
Last day to change credit status
Feb 16 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
Last day to submit documentation for medical leave
Feb 19 President’s Day-Offices Closed
April 1 Winter 2018 Ends

Spring 2018

March 30 Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 100% tuition refund
April 2 Spring 2018 begins
April 6 Enrollment for Spring 2018 ends
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 50% tuition refund
April 13 Last day to transfer a course to a future Semester
Last day to change your Spring 2018 course
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 25% tuition refund
Last day to change credit status
April 16 Patriot’s Day-Offices Closed
May 11 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
Last day to submit documentation for medical leave
May 28 Memorial Day-Offices Closed
June 24 Spring 2018 Ends

Summer 2018

June 22 Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 100% tuition refund
June 25 Summer 2018 begins
June 29 Enrollment for Summer 2018 ends
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 50% tuition refund
July 4 Independence Day-Offices Closed
July 6 Last day to transfer a course to a future Semester
Last day to change your Summer 2018 course
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 25% tuition refund
Last day to change credit status
August 3 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
Last day to submit documentation for medical leave
Sept 3 Labor Day-Offices Closed
Sept 16 Summer 2018 Ends

Fall 2018

Sept 21 Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 100% tuition refund
Sept 24 Fall 2018 begins
Sept 28 Enrollment for Fall 2018 ends
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 50% tuition refund
Oct 5 Last day to transfer a course to a future Semester
Last day to change your Fall 2018 course
Last day to withdraw and be eligible for a 25% tuition refund
Last day to change credit status
Nov 2 Last day to withdraw with a grade of W
Last day to submit documentation for medical leave
Nov 12 Veterans Day-Offices Closed
Nov 21-23 Thanksgiving Break-Offices Closed
Dec 16 Fall 2018 Ends