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Welcome New Students!

We are thrilled that you are planning for your enrollment at Bennington College! We look forward to working with you during this transition and over the course of your time at the College. We deeply believe in Bennington and are eager to see you grow, explore, examine, and thrive here. 

Stay tuned to this webpage for new updates!

Arrival Information: Fall 2022

New International Students' Move-In Day: August 29-30

International Student Orientation: August 31-September 1

New First-Year and Transfer Students Move-In Day: September 1

New First-Year and Transfer Students Orientation: September 1-5

Convocation: September 6

Before you arrive

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Stay up-to-date on your Transition to Bennington, the Important Events and Deadlines, and the Summer Reading

Arrival & Orientation

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Learn more about your Arrival and Move-In information, International Student Orientation, and New Student Orientation

Your first year

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Get in the know the information you need as you start your first year at Bennington College!



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Dr. Li-Chen Chin
Dean of Student Life
Barn North
call lichenchin@bennington.edu call 802-440-4557
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Jack de Loos '22
Student Life Fellow
Barn North
call jackdeloos@bennington.edu
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Bailey Fox '21
Interim Assistant Director of Residential Education
Barn North
call baileyfox1@bennington.edu call 802-440-4389
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Kate Child
Associate Dean for Academic Services
Barn North 113C
call kchlld@bennington.edu call 802-753-2491
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Noelle Murphy
Associate Dean of the College
Barn 123
call nmurphy@bennington.edu call 802-440-4664
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Barbara Alfano
Director of First Year Forum
call balfano@bennington.edu