Before You Arrive
Your journey begins! As you get started, this page will provide the resources for both preparing for your academic journey, as well as your physical journey to Bennington College!
Academic Life at Bennington
A how to guide to selecting your courses and the resources you have to do so.
Student Life and the Residential Experience
Get informed about housing and residential life so you can better plan for your arrival.
Covid-19 On Campus Policy
Stay up-to-date on our COVID-19 guidelines, FAQs, and our Commitment of Shared Responsibility.
Travel to Bennington
Plan your trip to Bennington, Vermont.
Journey to Bennington
Coming Soon! Monthly bulletins about Orientation for Families and Guardians.
Financial Aid Resources for Students, Families and Guardians
To get informed about important deadlines to keep over the summer, make sure to continually review the checklist.
If you need any additional information about the listed forms, contact Student Life.
Find all the events happening over the summer here!
- May 10: Navigating the Curriculum | If you missed it, a recording is available of the Navigating the Curriculum Event.
- May 12: Student Accessibility: Academic Disability Accommodations and General Support Webinar | If you missed it, a recording is available.
- May 17: Course Registration Q&A (Pop-in Modality) | 5:30 pm EST
- May 18: Course Registration Q&A (Pop-in Modality) | 10:00 am EST
- May 19: Course Registration Q&A (Pop-in Modality) | 1:30 pm EST
- May 20: Housing and Dining Webinar | If you missed it, a recording is available.
- May 24: International Students Webinar | 1:00 pm EST
- June 17: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Webinar | 12pm EST | If you missed it, a recording is available.
- June 30: International Students Webinar | 1:00 pm EST
- July 12: FLoW Collective Webinar | 6:00 pm EST
- July 15: Health and Wellbeing Webinar | 12 pm EST
- July 19: International Students Webinar | 1:00 pm EST
- August 11: FLoW Collective Webinar | 6:00 pm EST
- August 12: Arrival and Orientation Webinar | Time TBA
- August 29: International Students' Arrival | 9:00 am-1:00 pm EST
- August 31 - September 1: International Students' Orientation | Time TBA
- September 1-5: New Students' Arrival | 9:00 am-1:00 pm EST
- September 1-5: New Students' Orientation | 1:00 pm EST onward
- September 6: Convocation | Time TBA
- September 6: Classes begin | 1:40 pm EST onward