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

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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

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)

Sunday, August 28th-Thursday, September 1st 2016
New Student Orientation

Friday, September 2, 2016
Classes Begin

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 lflynn@massart.edu 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 lflynn@massart.edu 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 maggie.shirland@massart.edu

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 amy.holland@massart.edu

To learn more about the International Student Orientation, visit here.


Resident Students--
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.

Want more info?
Follow our blog for the Class of 2020!
Check out our Undergraduate New Student Checklist here

If you have any questions, please contact laura.flynn@massart.edu or call (617) 879-7723.

 

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