Through student clubs, affinity groups, and institutionally-sponsored programs, Boston Conservatory at Berklee offers students many different ways to make connections and build community. These opportunities promote inclusivity and understanding on our campus, furthering the Conservatory’s work towards a dynamically diverse institution.
We are continually evolving and building this programming, so check back often to see what’s new.
- Thrive Scholarship: Launched in 2019, this Berklee-wide student success initiative includes a tailored-plan for addressing Boston Conservatory student financial challenges and needs. Learn more.
- Berklee Summer Initiative: In 2017, Boston Conservatory became a key partner to the Berklee Summer Initiative program in support of and to reaffirm commitment to students of African descent. This program is designed to focus and reflect on African traditions and history within music, dance, and theater, while fostering a strong sense of African American community, support, belonging, and cultural understanding at Berklee. Learn more.
- Lavender Ceremony: a celebration honoring the achievements and contributions of graduates of the LGBTQ+ community. Learn more.
- Jabulani Celebration: honoring the achievements and contributions of graduating students of African descent. Learn more.
- Black Student Alliance: The mission of the Black Student Alliance (BSA) is to foster a community of excellent, conscious, and supportive artists at and beyond Boston Conservatory at Berklee. Their vision is to create spaces and programs that address the unique challenges Black students at the Conservatory face, cognizant of the intersections of race, color, nationality, ethnicity, class, religion, disability, age, sex, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation. The BSA welcomes the support of non-black allies in accordance with their mission, values, and goals. Browse BSA’s Instagram.
- Boston Conservatory partnership with Berklee City Music: City Music provides Boston-area youth with tools and support needed to reach their fullest potential through creative youth education in performing arts. The Conservatory is piloting new curriculum for City Music in theater, dance and classical music, to build access and create new pathways for students into the Conservatory. Learn more.
Students have the opportunity to get involved in more than 80 clubs focused on creating community and encouraging activism within specific affinity groups and interest areas. View all clubs officially recognized through the Center for Campus Life.