Commencement Schedule of Events

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 regarding all commencement-related events and activities.

Lavender Celebration

Berklee’s Lavender Celebration honors the achievements and contributions of graduates of the LGBTQ+ community. For questions about participating in this celebration scheduled for May 2021, email diversityandinclusion@berklee.edu.

Jabulani Celebration

Berklee’s Jabulani Celebration honors the achievements and contributions of graduating students of African descent. For questions about participating in this celebration scheduled for May 2021, email diversityandinclusion@berklee.edu.

Berklee College of Music Commencement Concert

A highlight of the weekend's festivities, this is a student concert held in tribute to our honorary degree recipients. The concert is scheduled to take place on Friday, May 7, 2021; tickets are required for entrance. The commencement concert is also streamlined live online.

Berklee College of Music Commencement

The commencement ceremony is scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 8, 2021; invitations are required for all guests. The commencement ceremony is also streamlined live online.


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