Pre-arrival Items and Important Information

Pre-arrival items and important information

Important Information for all Berklee students in preparation for their Valencia experience

Preparing for the Valencia experience is the first step to ensure your success at Berklee’s campus in Spain. Please review the following materials closely and refer to your specific section for next steps as new information becomes available in the following weeks.

Google Street View Tour

To navigate the campus:

  • Click the button in the upper right-hand corner to use full screen mode.
  • Then use the arrows on your keyboard to “walk” and click your mouse to “look” around the rooms.

There are two floors, click on the numbers 1 and 2 in the upper left-hand corner to go up or down the floors.

Left of Main Entrance, Floor 1Right of Main Entrance, Floors 1 and 2
In this area of the campus, you will find:

  • large technology lab
  • scoring stage
  • studios
  • library
In this area of the campus, you will find:

  • classrooms
  • teaching studios
  • individual practice rooms
  • small technology lab

Pre-arrival action items and Orientation Schedules - Graduate students

All graduate students need to submit the following documentation to studentaffairsvalencia@berklee.edu by July 15, 2022

Graduate Student Orientation schedules can be found below:

(*) Note that more detailed information about zoom links to connect to remote sessions and assigned groups and time slots will be provided closer to the date.

(**) Graduate Student Orientation will start on Monday August 29.

Pre-arrival action items and Orientation Schedules - Study Abroad students

All Study Abroad students need to submit the following documentation to studentaffairsvalencia@berklee.edu by July 15, 2022

The Study Abroad Student Orientation schedule can be found below:

(*) Note that more detailed information about zoom links to connect to remote sessions, assigned groups and time slots will be provided closer to the date.
(**) Study Abroad Student Orientation will start on Tuesday August 30, but we strongly recommend you arrive in Valencia during the first day of move in (Sunday August 28).

Pre-arrival action items and Orientation Schedules - First Year Abroad Students

First Year Abroad students need to take care of the below action items as well as completing their Next Steps. Please note that new action items have been made available there, so please do carefully review.

All First Year Abroad students need to submit the following documentation to studentaffairsvalencia@berklee.edu by July 15, 2022

The First Year Abroad Student Orientation schedule can be found below:

(*) Note that more detailed information about zoom links to connect to remote sessions and assigned groups and time slots will be provided closer to the date.
(**) First Year Abroad Student Orientation will start on Tuesday August 30, but we strongly recommend you arrive in Valencia during the first day of move in (Sunday August 28).

Introduction to Campus Resources

Please review the following items to become familiar with our campus facilities and resources:

Academic Technology:

International Career Services:

  • The International Career Center provides expert guidance, cutting-edge resources, and professional development experiences to help our diverse body of students achieve their career goals. Watch the videos below to learn more about the ICC and their services to students.

Student Affairs & Services

This office provides students with services including, but not limited to, student immigration questions, student initiatives, student housing, health insurance, medical services and general advice. Please review the following materials to become familiar with important aspects of the student experience prior to your arrival:

Community Engagement & Opportunities

Community Standards & Conflict Resolution

Berklee will take appropriate disciplinary action for any conduct that violates the Student Code of Community Standards, whether such conduct occurs on or off campus (in Boston, Massachusetts, or in Valencia, Spain) or online. Please refer to the following videos for more information:

Introduction to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

At the Valencia campus, the Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion team supports the Berklee community through education, community-building programming, and resources to promote inclusion. Additionally, our aim is to offer a global perspective that acknowledges the reality and challenges of communities around the world.

The Equity team in Valencia supports the Berklee community by administering the Equity Policy and Process, offering resources, support, and reporting options to address harassment, discrimination, or sexual misconduct, and educating the community on prevention of and response to these issues. 

Further information on offerings, resources and services will be provided during Orientation and during the first weeks of classes.

Introduction to Accessibility Resources

The Accessibility resources office aims to empower students and ensure access. Please refer to this section on our website for more information on the process to register and request accommodations. More information about these services will be available closer to the start of the program.

COVID-19 Policies and Travel Requirements

The efforts to respond to the evolution of the pandemic on our campus have been led by the Berklee Valencia Core Response Team in coordination with Berklee Valencia’s medical assistance coordination team and the Spanish Ministry of Health, Conselleria de Sanitat Universal i Salut Pública en la Comunitat Valenciana.

As the situation evolves, and new information becomes available, we ask all community members to regularly check the Public Alerts page for the latest updates on COVID-19’s evolution in the region, and to understand that we may need to incorporate some of the rules and regulations that have helped us maintain a safe campus during the last couple of years, at some point during the upcoming academic year. Please refer to the below for further information about community expectations:

(*) Please note that there may be some updates to this information as we get closer to the start of the academic year

Review COVID-19 travel requirements
As it stands, before traveling to Spain, you must get a QR code from www.spth.gob.es. The form to request the code can be started now, but it can't be completed until 48 hours before your flight. You will need to show the QR code before boarding the airplane and upon arrival in Spain. In case you need to do a layover or a transfer in other countries, please check the travel requirements with your airline.