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 the areas of student life that augment academic learning and to engage students in Berklee’s vibrant musical community.

The departments and services listed on this page are housed within the Division of Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion. For guidance about which 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.


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

Main Page (login required) | Meet the Team

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

Main Page (login required) | Diversity and Inclusion | Meet the Team

The Center for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion supports the Berklee community through:


Community Standards and Conflict Resolution

Main Page | Student Code of Community Standards | Frequently Asked Questions

Community Standards and Conflict Resolution oversees the code of conduct for all students. This office also offers a variety of options and resources for conflict resolution to meet the needs of our students and campus community.

Reach out when:


Housing and Residential Education

Main Page Guide to On-Campus Living | Frequently Asked Questions

The Office of Housing and Residential Education looks forward to welcoming you to the neighborhood. Berklee has a number of residence halls close to campus in addition to facilities for:

Berklee’s Housing and Residential Education staff works to foster the supportive community that defines the Berklee environment.


Student Involvement

Student Leadership Programs | Off-Campus Resources | Student Clubs (login required)

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.

Get involved on campus through the Student Activities Center's programs, including the following:


New Student and Family Programs (NSFP)

Main Page | Parents and Families | Campus Resources

The Office of New Student and Family Programs supports you and your family as you join the Berklee community through the following programs:


Health and Wellness

Main Page | Student Wellness Promotion and Services | Counseling Services

Health and Wellness supports your physical, emotional, and mental wellbeing through the following:

  • Free weekly meditation, yoga, and tai chi classes
  • One-on-one wellness services such as physical therapy, reiki, and Alexander Technique 
  • Online and in-person health screenings for hearing, mental health, and other health topics
  • Programs, education, and workshops (login required) on a variety of health and wellbeing topics

Counseling Services

Main Page | Counseling Team | Resources | Frequently Asked Questions

Counseling Services provides free, confidential counseling with licensed clinicians. Other services include the following:


Center for Campus Life

Main Page Discounts and Services | Get Involved

The Center for Campus Life is the hub of student engagement at Berklee where you can chill out, watch TV, or lose yourself in conversation with friends. At the Center for Campus Life, you can find:

  • information about life at Berklee, including clubs, leadership, community service opportunities (login required), and more;
  • ping pong and pool tables;
  • regular programming to inspire creativity and fun; and
  • discounts that allow you to take advantage of all Boston has to offer.