Undergraduate orientation is for Berklee College of Music and Boston Conservatory at Berklee students entering their first semester. New Student Orientation kicks off a week before the semester begins and focuses on helping students build social and artistic connections. Undergraduate orientation is held three times throughout the academic year: fall, spring, and summer.


Welcome to Berklee

Hear from current students about all that Berklee has to offer.
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Undergraduate Orientation

Learn more about summer, fall, and spring orientation. This section includes information about placement auditions and assessments and what to expect during undergraduate orientation and Welcome Week. 

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Graduate Student Orientation

Graduate student orientation is required for all incoming graduate students at the College and Conservatory. It's run by the Graduate Studies Division, not New Student and Family Programs. Questions? Email graduatestudies@berklee.edu.

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Family Orientation

Families are invited to attend Family Orientation, which presents an opportunity to learn about the Berklee student experience through performances, workshops, and informational panels.


Hotels and Accommodations

Berklee partners with a variety of hotels in the area during move-in and orientation to provide discounts at a rate of 10 to 15 percent off. 

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Virtual Tours

To learn more about Berklee's physical campus, including our state-of-the-art facilities, classrooms, and performance spaces, we encourage you to take a virtual tour.

  • Questions and Accommodations

    If you have questions or need accommodations, please contact the New Student and Family Programs team at campuslife@berklee.edu (for students) or families@berklee.edu (for family members).