Fall Entering Student Orientation

Orientation at Berklee

Welcome to Berklee! Refer to the information below for details about your fall 2018 orientation. If you have questions not answered below, contact the New Student and Family Programs team at nsfp@berklee.edu.

Register for Orientation

The information in this section is for students starting at Berklee College of Music's campus in Boston and Boston Conservatory at Berklee. If you are spending your first year on the Valencia, Spain, campus, please see First Year Abroad orientation


International Student Pre-Orientation: Wednesday, August 29–Friday, August 31

*International students should arrive any time after 9:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 29. International pre-arrival is for students entering with a visa. Dual citizens do not need to attend.*

Undergraduate New Student Orientation: Saturday, September 1–Saturday, September 8

**International students attend both international pre-orientation and undergraduate new student orientation.**

    Graduate Student Orientation: Check the schedule in the left-hand menu under Graduate Orientation.

    Fall 2018 Orientation Schedule

    Orientation week is full of informative and fun events and activities to help you learn about Berklee, get to know Boston, and meet other new Berklee students. The fall 2018 orientation schedule will contain a full week of activities. 

    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 New Student and Family Programs team and Disability Services well in advance because some accommodations take time to implement. We will provide reasonable and appropriate accommodations.

    Campus Resources

    The following offices are open 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.:

    Office of Admissions
    921 Boylston Street, Suite 600

    Office of Scholarships and Student Employment
    921 Boylston Street, Suite 622

    Office of Financial Aid
    921 Boylston Street, Suite 220

    Office of the Bursar
    921 Boylston Street, Suite 240

    Office of the Registrar
    921 Boylston Street, Suite 120

    For more information about orientation, visit the Orientation FAQ.

    Questions? Contact New Student and Family Programs at nsfp@berklee.edu.