Arrival

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You're almost there! Check out the resources here for more information about arrival and your first days at Bennington College!

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Bennington College is working with the Vermont State Health Department to determine best practices for arrival and orientation. Once we receive their guidance on re-opening colleges in the fall, we will update incoming students with more specific information.

Where to Eat, Sleep and Explore

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Check out our list of recommendations as you plan your trip

Getting around: The Campus

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Get familiar with the campus as you start to plan your arrival! 

The Town of Bennington

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Learn more about the town that houses Bennington College.

Transportation Options

If you will arrive by plane, train, or bus into Albany, New York, and wish to reserve transportation to the Bennington campus, please submit the Transportation Options form by August 1 or at your earliest convenience. 

Shuttle Fee: The following fees include up to two bags; $10 for each additional bag.

  • Before August 1, $35 per person;
  • After August 1, $45 per person.

Your shuttle-fee payment is due with your reservation—checks can be mailed to the Office of Student Life, Attn: Shuttle Reservations.


Please note that there is a lot to do to prepare for a new academic year. Students who arrive before the designated arrival days will be responsible for finding their own accommodations off campus. There will be no exceptions to this policy. In the coming months, we will provide you more specific information about when our campus will be ready to welcome you!

Your Arrival and Orientation Schedule is coming soon!

Throughout your journey at Bennington, the Office of International Student Services is here to support you. Visit our webpage to learn more, and contact us with any questions or concerns. 


Please note that there is a lot to do to prepare for a new academic year. Students who arrive before the designated arrival days will be responsible for finding their own accommodations off campus. There will be no exceptions to this policy. In the coming months, we will provide you more specific information about when our campus will be ready to welcome you!

Your Arrival and Orientation Schedule is coming soon!

 

 

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FLoW Collective July Event

Virtual Event
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Health and Wellness Event

Virtual Event
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International Student Services July Q&A Event

Virtual Event
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FLoW Collective August Event

Virtual Event
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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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Drew Hutchinson
Assistant Director of Student Engagement Clubs & Orgs.
UpCaf 201
call drewhutchinson@bennington.edu call 802-440-4334
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Bailey Fox '21
Student Life Coordinator
Barn North
call baileyfox@bennington.edu call 802-440-4389
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Kate Child
Associate Dean for Academic Services
Barn North 113C
call kchild@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

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