Schedule a Visit

Visit MECA’s campus to see our unique community at work. We encourage you and your family to come tour our facilities and specialized equipment, walk through our studios, and talk with our students and faculty.

Undergraduate (BFA) Tours for Individual Students & Families

Undergraduate (BFA) campus tours are available Monday through Friday, usually at 1pm; they last about 1 hour. Please contact the Admissions Office to schedule a visit. Personal interviews and portfolio reviews are also available and can be conducted after a tour of the campus.

To schedule your individual visit, please contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@meca.edu or by phone at 800.699.1509.

Please note, our office will be closed in observance for July 4th so we will not be offering tours on Monday, July 3rd or Tuesday, July 4th. Thank you for understanding and enjoy your holiday!

Undergraduate (BFA) Tours for High School Groups

BFA Group Tours for high school groups are available by appointment for up to 45 students per visit.

Please contact the Office of Admissions at admissions@meca.edu or by phone at 800.699.1509 to set up a visit for your high school group.

If you would like to bring a group of middle school students, please contact Liam Sullivan, Director of Enrollment and Outreach, at lsullivan@meca.edu or 207.699.5037.

Graduate (MFA, MAT, & Salt) Tours


Graduate
visits are available by appointment:

Master of Fine Arts visits will start with an info session with the Director and/or Chair of the program, followed by a tour of the campus with a current MFA student or our Graduate Admissions Counselor, Adrienne Kitko. The entire visit lasts about 1.5–2 hours.

Master of Arts in Teaching visits will start with a tour of the department and facilities with a current MAT student, and can be followed by an information session with a current student and/or our Graduate Admissions Counselor, Adrienne Kitko. The visit should last about 1–1.5 hours.

Visits for the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies Graduate Certificate will include an info session about the program followed by a tour of the campus with our Graduate Admissions Counselor, Adrienne Kitko. This visit generally lasts about 1 hour.

To schedule your graduate visit, please contact Adrienne Kitko, Graduate Programs Admissions Counselor, at akitko@meca.edu or 207.699.5023.

Open Houses at MECA

Visit us for a Open House! These events are a great opportunity to see MECA’s amazing facilities, have a portfolio review, and meet with our students, faculty, and staff. Please see below for information on upcoming Open House dates and recommended hotels.

Upcoming Open Houses

We are nearly finished scheduling our fall schedule of Open Houses. When those dates have been determined, we will post them here and add the registration below. Check back for more information!

Open House Parents’ Talk

Watch the Parent’s Talk from our latest Open House and learn more about MECA!

Hotel Information

Holiday Inn by the Bay

Holiday Inn by the Bay
88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101

Must ask for Maine College of Art special corporate rate
June 1 – Oct 31, 2016: $159 + tax for Standard Double / Double Room
Nov 1 – Dec 31, 2016: $109 + tax for Standard Double / Double Room
Upgrades to Standard King Rooms are +$25
Upgrades to Executive Rooms are +$50
Not applicable to group bookings of 8 or more rooms, conventions or blackout periods
Parking is $10 per night/ per vehicle
Smoking is prohibited

Hyatt Place Portland — Old Port

Hyatt Place Portland — Old Port
433 Fore Street, Portland ME, 04101

Corporate Room Rates
Rate is $109/night, Sunday–Thursday, then 20% off best available rate on Friday and Saturday nights
Ask for Maine College of Art special corporate rate

 

Please note: MECA is now accepting applications. Please contact the Admissions Office through the above information if you would like to check your application status or if you have any questions.