Last updated: July 30, 2018
New Student Orientation is a week-long series of programs to welcome new students and ease their transition into the Juilliard community. It includes opportunities to meet key faculty and staff members as well as attend workshops, presentations, and evening socials that will help you acclimate to Juilliard and life at college. You'll get the chance to meet your classmates, especially those outside of your own division, and attend a wide variety of outings to explore New York City with the Orientation Leaders!
All new students are required to attend New Student Orientation. During this time, you will take placement assessments, attend division-specific meetings, learn about school policies and resources, and register for classes. A complete schedule of assessments, informational sessions and activities will be available in early August.
What about graduate students?
The Orientation schedule for graduate students is specifically designed for the graduate student experience. Workshops and presentations are designed to address the specific needs and concerns of graduate students new to Juilliard and/or New York City. A series of events and socials are planned to introduce students to their colleagues, faculty, staff, and administrators.
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Arrival Schedule and Information
New Student Orientation begins on Saturday, August 25, 2018 (Friday, August 24, 2018 for international students) and runs through Tuesday, September 4, 2018.
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 12:30pm on Sunday, August 26, 2018
A full schedule of events will be made available to students in early August.