Academic Calendar

Fall 2023
Date Item
Saturday, August 26 Residence Hall opens for all new students
Sunday, August 27 Orientation begins for all new students
Friday, September 1 Registration for new students
Monday, September 4 Labor Day (holiday)
Tuesday, September 5

First day of fall term instruction at New England Conservatory

Special Student applications accepted

Convocation

Tuesday, September 5 - Friday, September 15

Time to add or drop courses

Monday, September 18 First day to withdraw from courses
Monday, October 23 - Friday, December 1 Academic Advising and Registration for Spring 2024
Saturday, October 7 - Tuesday, October 10 Fall Break including Indigenous Peoples Day (holiday)
Tuesday, November 21

Intent to graduate deadline for December 2023 graduates

Last day to withdraw from courses

Wednesday, November 22 - Sunday, November 26 Thanksgiving Holiday
Monday, December 11 Last day of instruction at Tufts University
Friday, December 15 Last day of instruction at New England Conservatory
Monday, December 18 - Tuesday, December 19 Examination Period
Wednesday, December 20 Residence Hall closes (12:00pm noon; ET)
   
Spring 2024
Date Item
Saturday, January 13 Residence Hall opens (12:00pm noon; ET)
Monday, January 15 Martin Luther King Day (holiday)
Tuesday, January 16

First day of spring term instruction at New England Conservatory

Orientation for new students

Special Student applications

Tuesday, January 9 – Tuesday, January 23 Time period to add or drop courses
Wednesday, January 24 First day to withdraw from courses
Monday, February 19 - Wednesday, February 21 Presidents’ Day Recess (no classes held Monday-Wednesday)
Friday, February 23 Intent to graduate deadline for May 2024 graduates
Saturday, March 16 - Sunday, March 24 New England Conservatory and Tufts Spring Vacation
Monday, March 25 - Wednesday, April 24 Academic Advising and Registration for Fall 2024
Friday, April 5 Alternate Class Day: Follow Monday Schedule
Thursday, April 18* Possible Alternate Snow Day Schedule (only if needed)*
Friday, April 19 Last day to withdraw from classes
Monday, April 29 Last day of instruction at Tufts University
Friday, May 3 Last day of instruction at New England Conservatory
Monday, May 6 - Wednesday, May 8 Final examination period
Thursday, May 9 - Sunday, May 12 Pre-promotional period
Monday, May 13 - Friday, May 17 Promotional evaluations
Saturday, May 18 Commencement Concert
Sunday, May 19 New England Conservatory and Tufts Commencement
Monday, May 20 Residence Hall closes (12:00pm noon; ET)
Monday, May 27 Memorial Day (holiday)
*Possible Snow Day replacement schedule to be determined before March 15, 2024.  

 

Summer Offerings 2023
Date Item
Friday, July 7 Final Day for Summer Undergraduate and Graduate Credit Courses
Sunday, July 16 NEC Summer Orchestra Institute Begins
Sunday, July 30 NEC Summer Orchestra Institute Ends
   
CURRENT AND FUTURE ACADEMIC CALENDARS

Please note all dates contained in future calendars are subject to change.

2023-2024 Academic Calendar

2023-2024 Academic Calendar

2024-2025 Academic Calendar

2024-2025 Academic Calendar

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PREVIOUS ACADEMIC CALENDARS

Below are former academic calendars.

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

2021-2022 Academic Calendar

2022-2023 Academic Calendar

2022-2023 Academic Calendar