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Orientation 2014

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Fall Orientation

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August 28–September 7, 2014

All new students are required to attend Orientation, a week-long program designed to introduce and 'orient' you to The Boston Conservatory. 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.
  • 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.

Important Dates

New International Undergraduate Students
Thursday, August 28, 2014:
9 a.m.–5 p.m., Move-in/Check-in

ALL New Undergraduate Students
Friday, August 29, 2014: 
8 a.m., Move-in
8 a.m.–11:30 a.m., Check-in at 8 The Fenway (main building)

New International Graduate Students
Monday, September 1, 2014: ESL Placement Test
3 p.m., 8 The Fenway (main building)

ALL New Graduate Students
Tuesday, September 2, 2014:
8 a.m., Check-in at 8 The Fenway (main building)

Undergraduate Parent/Guest Orientation

Friday, August 29, 2014 and Saturday, August 30, 2014**

**Parent/Guest orientation will end around 3:30p.m. on Saturday, August 31, you will have some early evening time with your student.

Undergraduate Orientation
Runs from Friday, August 29–Sunday, September 7.

Graduate Orientation
Runs from Tuesday, September 2–Sunday, September 7.

Both Undergrad and Graduate Orientations will include mandatory meetings, auditions, placements and exams as well as many social events. More information on the schedule will be provided throughout the summer.  Final orientation schedules will be posted in August.  Placement exam times will be given out at Orientation.

FAQ, Reminders & Resources:

Important Forms

Orientation Registration Forms: Undergrad | Graduate

Our Orientation program is designed to acclimate you to the Conservatory, introduce you to the city of Boston and give you everything you need to get your Boston Conservatory experience off to a great start.  We look forward to seeing you this August!

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact:

Diana Searle, Orientation Program Manager
The Office of Housing and Student Programs 
(617) 912–9159


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