Spring Entering Student Orientation

Tuesday, January 12, 2016 – Saturday, January 16, 2016

Please refer to the information below for details about spring 2016 orientation.

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

On-Campus Residents


Move-in takes place on Tuesday, January 12. 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 12, at David Friend Recital Hall (921 Boylston Street, first floor).

Off-Campus Residents

Students living off campus should proceed directly to check-in at David Friend Recital Hall (921 Boylston Street, first floor) on Tuesday, January 12. Check-in will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday.

Spring 2016 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 2016 orientation schedule will contain a full week of activities, including:


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.

Administrative Offices

The following offices will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 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

Further Information

For more information, visit the Orientation FAQ.

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