Welcome to Juilliard!


Last updated: May 8, 2017

Dive In! Juilliard Orientation 2017 Penguin LogoCongratulations 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.

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.

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

Deadlines              International Students             New Student Orientation


May 15, 2017 - Priority Deadline for Housing Applications

All first-time college students are required to live in the residence hall and must complete the Housing Application in order to be assigned to a room. New transfer and graduate students are not guaranteed housing, but may apply for the housing waitlist. Roommates for new students are assigned by the school; however, roommate requests will be honored when possible. To apply and for more information, visit the Housing Selection page.

For non first-time college students who are looking for off-campus housing resources, please request access our private Facebook group, the Juilliard Off-Campus Housing Forum, where apartment listings, sublets, and roommate requests are posted. Additional NYC apartment hunting resources can be found on our webpage: https://www.juilliard.edu/OffCampusHousing


June 15, 2017 - I-20 Request Form Due

  • International students requiring F-1 visa sponsorship from Juilliard must complete an I-20 Request Form.
  • Students currently in F-1 status at another institution are also required to complete the I-20 Request Form to have their F-1 visa transferred to Juilliard.
  • Once submitted, the Office of International Advisement (OIA) will email each student with a list of additional documents that must be submitted to obtain the I-20 and apply for a F-1 visa.


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


Technical Standards

Learn more about the technical standards for your degree program here: PDF iconJuilliard Technical Standards 2017-2018

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.


New Student Orientation

​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. New Student Orientation begins on Sunday, August 27, 2017 (Friday, August 25, 2017 for international students) and runs through Tuesday, September 5, 2017. A complete schedule of assessments, informational sessions and activities will be available in early August.