Spring Entering Student Orientation

Tuesday, January 16, 2018–Saturday, January 20, 2018

The spring 2018 orientation schedule will be distributed at check-in on Tuesday, January 16. A printable version of this schedule is available:

The orientation schedule is for new students entering Berklee in the spring semester.

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 requirements 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


Move-in takes place on Tuesday, January 16, 2018. Students living on campus will receive information regarding their assigned move-in time as well as their assigned residence hall from the Housing Department. If you have questions about housing policies or the move-in process, visit Housing or contact the Housing Office.


Check-in takes place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16 at 7 Haviland Street. Students will receive a physical copy of the detailed orientation schedule when they arrive. All students must go through the check-in process. 

Spring 2018 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 spring 2018 orientation schedule will contain a full week of activities, including:

  • information sessions presented by various Berklee offices and departments;
  • completion of any remaining assessments to help determine your first semester schedule, including placement auditions and the Entering Student Proficiency Assessment;
  • concerts;
  • jam sessions and open mic nights;
  • many other fun events to welcome you and your new classmates to Berklee.

For more information about orientation, visit the Orientation FAQ.

Questions? Contact nsfp@berklee.edu

Accessibility and Accommodation

Berklee strives to ensure access to all events and create an environment that is inclusive for all. To request accommodations due to a disability for any of the orientation events, please contact the New Student and Family Programs team via email at nsfp@berklee.edu by Monday, January 8, 2018.

Further Information

For more information, visit the Orientation FAQ.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at nsfp@berklee.edu.