International Undergraduate Students: Starts August 24, 2016
All Undergraduate Students: Starts August 26, 2016
International Graduate Students: Starts August 30, 2016
All Graduate Students: Starts August 31, 2016
All new students are required to attend Orientation, a week-long program designed to introduce you to The Boston Conservatory community. The Orientation Team will introduce you to many valuable resources that will enhance your ability to succeed both academically and personally at The Boston Conservatory.
During Orientation, you will:
- Meet with current students, faculty and staff to learn about the Conservatory's services, programs and policies
- Meet with your academic advisor
- Register for classes
- Take any necessary placement exams
- Audition for fall productions and ensembles
- Discuss the requirements of your program and division
- Learn about life on campus and in Boston
- Meet your fellow students at various social events
New Student Check List
Before you arrive on campus, please complete the following items to ensure a smooth transition.
- Student Health Insurance Plan and Health Insurance Waiver - Due September 1
Derek Weagle, Orientation Programs Manager, Boston Conservatory at Berklee
email@example.com | 617-912–9159
Move-In and Parking
On the move-in day, parents can park temporarily in front of the residence halls to unload their cars. Orientation Leaders will be available and eager to help unload your car and carry your belongs up to your room. After unloading the car, you MUST be prepared to move your vehicle off-campus. Boston Conservatory at Berklee does not have guest parking and those violating the Boston parking regulations could be ticketed and towed.
*Print the Parking Info Flyer mentioned in the video. This flyer lists some of the closest parking garages and outdoor lots to the Boston Conservatory at Berklee campus. It also shows the walking directions from campus to the the parents luncheon reception at the Back Bay Hilton Hotel. Copies of this flyer will also be given out upon your arrival.
- Personal hygiene articles: soap, shampoo, tooth brush and tooth paste, etc.
- Bathroom caddy
- Bathroom flip flops
- FAN: Dorm rooms do not have air-conditioning
- Extra-Long twin size bed sheets, pillow, and blankets
- Laundry basket
- Laundry detergent
- Alarm clock
- Trash can/ trash bags
- Desk lamp
- Message board for your door
- Cell phone—there are no phone jacks in the residence halls
- Storage containers for under the bed (to hold extra clothes, shoes, food, miscellaneous items)
- Extension cords and surge protectors
- Cable TV extension cord
- A light coat or sweatshirt for those first few chilly fall evenings
- Your own "medicine cabinet:" any prescription medications you take, plus OTC pain reliever and cold medication, band aids, and a thermometer. You may even want to bring along a small first-aid kit.
Keep at home…
- Any cooking items: coffee makers, microwave ovens, electric frying pans, hot plates, immersion coils, toasters, pop-corn poppers, George Forman grills, space heaters, and any other heating or cooking appliances
- Halogen lamps
- Air conditioners
- Pets (except guide dogs)
- Expensive jewelry and valuables