MassArt Orientation 2016
Welcome Class of 2020!
We are so excited to have you join the MassArt community! This website will be continuously updated throughout the summer with information about our Fall Orientation program and move-in as well as resources that you can utilize over the summer to learn more about MassArt before you get here!
REGISTER FOR ORIENTATION HERE
Important Dates for Orientation 2016
Friday, August 26 and Saturday, August 27 2016
International Student Orientation
**For questions about International Student Orientation, check out the International Education Center's page.
Friday, August 26, 2016
Upperclass Transfer Orientation
**This program is for students transferring in as a sophomore or higher directly into a major (Foundation Transfers who will be entering into the Foundation Year will attend New Student Orientation)
Sunday, August 28, 2016
Family Orientation (for parents/family members of new students), New Student Move-In and beginning of New Student Orientation (for new MassArt students and Studio Foundation Transfer Students)
**You will receive an email from the Housing Office to your MassArt email address with your assigned move-in time and information about the move-in process
Sunday, August 28th-Thursday, September 1st 2016
New Student Orientation
*Sunday, August 28th: Orientation begins at 4:00pm (check-in begins at 3:00pm) and runs until between 8pm for commuter students and 9pm for resident students
*Monday, August 29th: Orientation begins at 8:30am and ends at 3:45pm
*Tuesday, August 30th: Orientation begins at 8:30am and ends at 2:30pm.
If you signed up for the boat cruise you will meet at 5pm on campus for transportation and will return to campus between 11:00pm and 12:00am.
*Wednesday, August 31st: Orientation begins at 10:00am and ends at 4:15pm
*Thursday, September 1st: Orientation begins at 8:45am and ends at noon and you will meet with your faculty advisors between 2:00pm and 4:00pm
Friday, September 2, 2016
Which Orientation should I attend?
Are you a first year student?
If so, you will be joining us from August 28th-September 1st
*If you are a first year student who has taken a break after high school for at least five years, you may want to join us on August 26th & September 1st instead. Contact Laura Flynn at firstname.lastname@example.org if this pertains to you.
Are you a Studio Foundation Transfer Student?
If you are a Studio Foundation Transfer student you should join us from August 28th-September 1st.
*If you are a Studio Foundation Transfer student who has taken a break after high school for at least five years, you may want to join us on August 26th and September 1st instead. Contact Laura Flynn at email@example.com if this pertains to you.
Are you an Upperclass Transfer Student?
You should join us on August 26th.
Are you an International Student coming on an F-1 visa or a U.S. Citizen or LPR living abroad?
If you are a new, first year student, you should join us on August 26th and 27th for International Student Orientation as well as August 28th-September 1st for New Student Orientation.
If you are transferring from an institution abroad, you should join us on August 26th and 27th for International Student Orientation.
If you have questions about which Orientation to attend as an International student, please contact Maggie Shirland at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you an Exchange or AICAD Mobility student spending one semester at MassArt and then returning to your home institution?
If so, you should join us on August 25th and 26th for International Student Orientation. You will not need to attend the full August 28th-September 1st New Student Orientation but when you arrive we'll discuss certain sessions that may be helpful for you to attend.
If you have questions about which Orientation to attend as an Exchange or Mobility student, please contact Amy Holland at email@example.com
To learn more about the International Student Orientation, visit here.
If you are a resident student you will receive your housing assignment via your MassArt email address in July and your assigned move in time via your MassArt email address in August. You will receive your MassArt email address log-in information in the mail from the Admissions Office.
If you have any issues setting it up, please contact Tech Central at 617-879-7888.
Any housing assignment or move in related questions can be directed to Housing@massart.edu.
All First Year Students--
New Student Orientation Check-In will occur between 2:30pm-3:30pm on Sunday, August 28th. Commuter students will want to arrive at this time. At Check-In you will receive a detailed schedule for the Orientation program. The start/end times of each day will be available later this summer.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (617) 879-7723.