Summer Entering Student Orientation

Tuesday, May 20, 2014-Saturday, May 24, 2014

Before You Arrive

Before you arrive on campus, complete all necessary administrative requirements, including submission of your tuition payment, immunization records, high school transcripts, and health waivers.

To check the status of your administrative requirements:

  • Log in to berklee.edu using the ID and password sent to you by Admissions.
  • Select "Campus Tools" then "My Berklee" from the menu at the top right.
  • Log in to MyBerklee, then select "Students" on the right.
  • Select "Online Check-In Requirements" from the Check-In menu.

Any outstanding check-in requirments will be listed there. It is important to complete all of these requirements before you arrive. You will not be able to check in, receive your laptop, or receive your course schedule until you have submitted all of your administrative requirements.

Please note that entering students cannot check in online. Entering students must check in on campus when they arrive for orientation. For more information on steps you need to complete prior to check-in, visit the Accepted Students page.

When You Arrive

On-Campus Residents
Move-in begins on Tuesady, May 20. Students living on campus will receive information regarding their assigned residence halls and their move-in schedules from the Housing Department. If you have questions about housing policies or the move-in process, visit the housing page or contact the Housing Office.

Off-Campus Residents
Students living off campus should proceed directly to check-in at the Student Activities Center.

Check-In

Check-in will take place on Tuesday, May 20, from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Student Activities Center, located on the third floor of 921 Boylston Street. International students should be prepared to present their I-20, passport, and either a passport entry stamp or I-94 card.

The check-in process will take 15-30 minutes. After you are successfully checked in, you will receive an orientation schedule, a student ID, and additional resources. You will also be cleared to receive your laptop through the Berklee Laptop Purchase Program if you purchased one*, as well as your course schedule at the end of the week.

If you are not successfully checked in, you will not be cleared to receive a laptop computer or a course schedule until you have successfully completed your administrative requirements.

*Note: Students who are only enrolling in the 12-Week program are NOT required to purchase a laptop.

Summer 2014 Student Orientation Schedule

Orientation week is full of both informative and fun events and activities to help you learn about Berklee, get to know Boston, and meet other new Berklee students. The summer 2014 orientation schedule will contain of full week of activities, including:

Visit this page throughout the spring for updated information about orientation and more details on the orientation schedule. When you arrive on campus on May 20, you will receive a detailed orientation schedule with descriptions and locations for each event.

For more information about orientation, visit the Orientation FAQ.

Questions? Contact Berklee Orientation or call Student Activities at 617 747-2560.

Accessibility and Accommodation

We are committed to welcoming and accommodating all entering students and their families at our check-in and orientation activities. Participants who need assistance or accommodations to fully experience the week's events are encouraged to contact the Counseling and Advising Center and the Student Activities Center well in advance, as some accommodations take time to implement. In consultation with the Counseling and Advising Center, we will provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations.

 
  Photo by Phil Farnsworth
   

Administrative offices will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Office of Admissions
921 Boylston Street, Suite 600
617 747-2221
admissions@berklee.edu

Office of Scholarships and Student Employment
921 Boylston Street, Suite 622
617 747-8681
scholarships@berklee.edu

Office of Financial Aid
921 Boylston Street, Suite 220
617 747-2274
financialaid@berklee.edu

Office of the Bursar
921 Boylston Street, Suite 240
617 747-2610
bursar@berklee.edu

Office of the Registrar
921 Boylston Street, Suite 120
617 747-2240
registrar@berklee.edu