Berklee Online 2021 Undergraduate Degree Commencement

Congratulations, Online Bachelor of Professional Studies graduates!
Participate in Berklee’s commencement.

Commencement Events

Commencement Day is May 8, 2021

Berklee will continue to monitor and follow the guidelines and recommendations set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and state and local governments in order to make decisions related to May 2021 commencement ceremonies. Additional information will become available at a later date. Please check back regularly for updates.

We look forward to celebrating with you!

Commencement FAQs

When is the RSVP deadline, and what if I change my mind about participating?

In order to participate in Commencement 2021 you should submit a graduation application no later than December 1, 2020. If you would like to make any adjustments to your original RSVP you may contact us at graduation@online.berklee.edu. Please note that we may only allow additional attendees until December 1, but we encourage you to contact us regarding cancellations as soon as possible even if it is after the December 1 deadline.

When will more information become available?

Berklee will continue to monitor and follow the guidelines and recommendations set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, and state and local governments in order to make decisions related to May 2021 commencement ceremonies.

We will update graduates, students and their families as more information becomes available. We recommend that you refrain from making travel arrangements for the time being. If you wish to proceed in making travel arrangements we would encourage you to make sure that you book flexible options, that would allow for refunds or cancelations should plans change.

How can I get graduation announcements?

Graduation announcements that can be sent to family and friends can be ordered through Balfour. Please note that for the Bachelor of Professional Studies degree, you will need to select "Other" (it will be the first choice in the drop down menu) and type in the correct degree information.

Where can I get Berklee merchandise?

The Berklee College of Music Bookstore is located at 1090 Boylston Street, Boston, MA 02215. The bookstore stocks college workbooks and textbooks, and Berklee merchandise, including clothing and other gift items. For more information, store hours, and accepted payment options, visit the Berklee Bookstore website: berklee.bncollege.com.

When will I get my diploma?

Diplomas will be mailed to the address that you included on your graduation application within 6-8 weeks of the time that you complete your degree requirements. Please keep in mind that instructors have up to two (2) weeks to submit final grades after the term concludes.

Diplomas are mailed to the address you include on your graduation application. If your mailing address changes after you have submitted your graduation application, be sure to update us at graduation@online.berklee.edu.