Orientation Schedule for
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
9:00–10:00amImmigration Information Session
Mandatory for International Students
Pierce Hall
9:00am–5:00pmNew Student Orchestral Auditions
See NEC Orchestras website for audition information
Jordan Hall
9:00–11:30amM.M. Music History Competency Exam
See orientation packet for assigned times.
St. Botolph G11 and G16
(Computer Lab and Music Technology Room)
9:00am–1:00pmJazz Ensemble Auditions
See Jazz board or orientation packet for assigned times.
St. Botolph G01
9:00am–1:00pmOrientation Check-In (Continued)
Orientation packets available for new students.
10:00am–11:00pmWalk in Their Shoes (Part I):
A Day in the Life of an NEC Undergrad
Presented by the Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department with Patrick Keppel, Chair of Liberal Arts
Pierce Hall
10:00am–12:15pmUndergraduate Transfer Credit Evaluations
Transfer students should consult orientation packets for assigned appointment times with the Academic Advisors.
Office of Student Services (SB 224)
11:00am–1:00pmOrientation Central - Health and Fitness Fair
Stop by anytime between 11:00 and 1:00
Information about NEC and Health and Fitness Options in Boston
Free Healthy Snacks

Representatives include:
Gallagher Koster Insurance
Writing and Learning Center
ARAMARK – Dining Services
Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department
NEC Health Center
Performance Health Screenings
Alexander Technique
YMCA/NU Marino Center
Financial Aid
Information Technology
Audio Visual
Banking Services
NEC Libraries
Music Referral Service
Community Performances and Partnerships
Student Activities Office
Liberal Arts Department
Alumni Relations
The Penguin
Concert Halls
Music History Department
Music-In-Education Department

Brown Hall
11:00am–5:00pmChoral Department Undergraduate Placement Hearings
See orientation packet for assigned times.
Jordan Hall Building 1M
1:00–2:00pmUndergraduate Class Meeting (Mandatory)
Fundamental Exam results posted
Required of all undergraduate students.
Discussion of Theory placement exams, academic honesty, and registration procedures.
Williams Hall
1:00–2:00pmWalk in Their Shoes (Part II):
A Day in the Life of an NEC Graduate Student
Presented by the Entrepreneurial Musicianship Department
with Patrick Keppel, Director of NEC Writing and Learning Center
Pierce Hall
2:30–3:30pmGraduate Class Meeting (Mandatory)
Required for all graduate students.
Discussion of Music Theory and Music History competency exams, TA opportunities, the NEC academic honor code, and registration procedures.
Williams Hall
6:00–9:00pmTonal Practice Placement Examination for undergraduate students who passed the Fundamentals Exam.
St. Botolph 3rd Floor
7:00–10:00pmMaster of Music Theory Competency Examination
Required of all Master of Music students and those wishing to enroll in graduate theory courses. Students must be prepared to present photo IDs; no electronic dictionaries may be used.
Brown Hall