Fall 2022 Graduate Orientation

Balloons that say Boston Conservatory at Berklee are displayed outside of conservatory buildings during orientation

August 29–September 2

Graduate orientation will take place in person on the Boston Conservatory campus Monday, August 29 to Friday, September 2. Because activities will begin early on Monday, August 29, please make sure to arrive in Boston by Sunday, August 28. 

Orientation is designed to introduce you to the Boston Conservatory community and familiarize you with important resources and processes that will help prepare you for success. All students beginning graduate programs this fall are required to attend graduate orientation, regardless of whether they have attended Boston Conservatory in the past. 

This site is where you can find complete details about graduate orientation, including a schedule and information on placement exams. Please make sure to check back often, as information will be updated throughout the summer. 

To ensure a smooth semester start, it is important that you take care of the following items prior to the start of orientation:

  • Complete Next Steps for Enrollment: The Next Steps Checklist can be found in the application portal. Please complete any outstanding items as soon as possible.
  • Submit Fall 2022 Check-In Form: This form is needed by the Registrar to complete your matriculation as a Boston Conservatory student. Please note, you must use your Berklee OnePass to access this form.
  • Prepare for Placement Exams: During orientation, all entering M.M. students are required to take proficiency exams in ear training, harmony, and music history. The exams are used to determine course placements for the semester. Exams will be held August 30 and 31. View the exam schedule and how to prepare.

If you have any questions about graduate orientation, please contact the Boston Conservatory Music Division at bcbmusicassistant@berklee.edu.

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