New Student Information

Congratulations again on your enrollment at The Juilliard School! We have compiled a variety of resources for you as you prepare for your arrival in August. Be sure to explore the links and pages below and learn all you can about the School.


Passport to Adventure - Juilliard Orientation 2018 graphic

Now that you've enrolled at Juilliard, we encourage you to learn more about what it means to be a Juilliard student. Watch our video showcasing a day in the life of former viola student Drew Forde from 2016. And read an article in The Juilliard Journal for advice from recent grads on how to make the most of your time here.

Please remember that there are several key deadlines that require your action throughout the summer. If you have any questions during this process, please be sure to reach out to any of our offices for further clarification.

Upcoming Key Dates and Deadlines

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August 1, 2018 - Health Record Form Due

Submit to Health & Counseling Services. Click here to access the Health Record Form.

August 6, 2018 - Deadline to RSVP for Parents and Family Orientation

Optional for those who will be supporting new Juilliard students. Visit the Parents and Family Orientation page for more information. Please fill out the RSVP Form to let us know if you're coming!

August 13, 2018 - International Student Arrival Form Due

To best prepare for your arrival, international students should complete the International Student Arrival Form by August 13, 2018. A link to this form can also be found in the application status page checklist.

August 13, 2018 - Fall Tuition, Room and Board Fees Due

Submit to the Office of Student Accounts. You can view your Account Statement in WebAdvisor once you have your Juilliard account credentials. Check your Juilliard email for tuition bill notifications.

 August 24, 2018 - Deadline to Complete Juilliard Online New Student Orientation (JONSO)

Students who have not completed JONSO (as well as iJONSO for international students) by 12pm (noon) on Friday, August 24, 2018 will not be able to register for classes during Orientation.


* For a full list of dates and deadlines throughout the summer, please visit our Orientation Timeline.

To view the 2018-2019 Academic Calendar, visit the Registrar's Office webpage.

New Student Orientation

All new students are required to attend New Student Orientation.

During this time, you will meet your classmates, take placement assessments, attend division-specific meetings, learn about school resources and policies, and register for classes. New students should plan to arrive on campus on the following dates:

  • International students living in the residence hall: Move-in from 10am-5pm on Friday, August 24, 2018
  • International students living off-campus: International Student Orientation at 11am on Saturday, August 25, 2018
  • Domestic students living in the residence hall: Move-in from 10am-1pm on Saturday, August 25, 2018
  • Domestic students living off-campus: New Student Orientation at 10am on Sunday, August 26, 2018

A complete schedule of placement assessments, informational sessions, and activities will be available in early August.

Late Arrivals

If you might have conflicts that would prevent you from attending New Student Orientation or the start of classes, please fill out this Late Arrival Request Form. Requests to arrive late for New Student Orientation (any time after Saturday, August 25, 2018) should be emailed to as early as possible, but no later than August 1. Please be advised that late arrival requests are not guaranteed to be approved and you must have submitted your Health Record Form and have completed JONSO (and iJONSO if applicable) before any late arrival requests are approved.

Technical Standards and Accommodations

Learn more about the technical standards for your degree program here:


The Juilliard School will make reasonable accommodations for students, guests, and community members with qualified disabilities. If you need to request a disability-related accommodation, please notify the Office of Academic Support and Disability Services as soon as possible (but ideally no later than 2-3 weeks prior to your arrival on campus) to ensure timely accommodation.

Students who need special housing accommodations should follow the instructions in the housing application, which is due by May 15, 2018. Requests for housing accommodations submitted after the above deadline will be accepted and considered; however, Juilliard does not guarantee that it will be able to meet a late applicant’s accommodation needs, including any needs that develop during the semester. Housing applications that are missing any information or required disability documentation and signed releases will not be considered.

Housing Information

On-Campus Housing

All first-time college students and any transfer students coming in with less than a full year of college coursework are required to live in the Meredith Willson Residence Hall. Other transfer and new graduate students are welcome to apply for housing as well. Housing assignments are based upon space availability and on a first come, first-served basis. To apply for on-campus housing, submit the housing application below.

Note: The priority deadline (May 15, 2019) has passed, but you may still apply. For transfer/graduate students, housing is not guaranteed; you will be notified if there is space after the first round of housing assignments is complete.

If you have questions about the housing application process, please email Residence Life at

Off-Campus Housing

Students who are not required to live on campus and are looking for off-campus housing resources can request access our private Facebook group, the Juilliard Off-Campus Housing Forum, where apartment listings, sublets, and roommate requests are posted. Individuals who have recently been accepted to Juilliard will have membership approved upon confirmation of enrollment.

Questions about off-campus housing resources may be directed to Students may also visit the Off-Campus Housing Resources webpage for more resources.