Division of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion

The Division of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion is made up of departments and services that work together to provide support across areas of student life that augment academic learning and engage students in Berklee’s vibrant musical community.

For guidance about which Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion department to contact or for more information about the division, please contact the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion on the fifth floor of the Genko Uchida Building at 921 Boylston Street. Reach us by phone at 617-266-1400, extension 2231, or via email at studentaffairs@berklee.edu.

The following departments and services are housed within the Division of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion:

  • Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion

    Chris Kandus-Fisher, the vice president for student affairs, diversity and inclusion and chief equity officer, and his staff are always available to provide you and your family with whatever assistance you require to ensure your success at Berklee. This office oversees all departments housed within the Division of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion.

  • Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

    The Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion was established to provide support for Berklee’s diverse community. Our responsibility is to integrate the variety of cultural values and perspectives at Berklee into what we do at all levels through policy development, resources and education, and sponsorship of initiatives for staff, faculty, and students. The Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion houses two departments:

    Diversity and Inclusion | Equity and Title IX

  • Community Standards

    The Office of Community Standards strives to create an environment that fosters safety, inclusion, and civility for our growing artists. Expectations for student behavior are outlined in the Code of Community Standards. The Office of Community Standards holds students accountable for their actions while providing educational opportunities for reflection and personal development.

  • Housing and Residential Life

    We look forward to welcoming you to the neighborhood. Berklee has a number of residence halls close to campus buildings in addition to facilities for dining, practicing your music, and socializing as well as laundry, wi-fi, and other amenities. Berklee’s housing and residence life staff works to foster the supportive community that defines the Berklee environment.

  • Student Activities

    Being an artist is what brings students to Berklee, but most Berklee students are interested in engaging in music, theater or dance as well as other activities outside of the classroom, from student clubs and student-run enterprises to leadership development and more.

    Student Leadership Programs | Off-Campus Resources | Student Clubs

  • Health and Wellness

    Berklee offers support to ensure students' wellness of mind and body. Learn more about our offerings in health education and programming and counseling services.

  • New Student and Family Programs

    The Office of New Student and Family Programs provides comprehensive resources and services for entering students and families to support a successful transition to the Berklee community. 

    Parents and Families | Orientation | Sign up for Family News