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.

Please note: The Admissions Office will not be offering tours on Thursday, August 25th or Friday, August 26th due to Orientation for incoming students, or on Monday, September 5th as all offices will be closed in observation of Labor Day. Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause and thank you for understanding.

Undergraduate (BFA) campus tours are available Monday through Friday at 1pm; they last about an 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. Let us know if you’d like to schedule one when you visit!

Graduate (MFA and MAT) visits during Summer 2016 are available by appointment. They 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 MAT counselor. The entire visit lasts about 1.5–2 hours.

To schedule your visit, please contact the Office of Admissions at, or by phone at 800.699.1509.

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 — we’ll have a sample schedule up on this site soon. Please let us know if you would like to attend one of these events by completing our RSVP form or below. (Please add to your contacts to ensure delivery of confirmation emails.)

Upcoming Fall 2016 Open Houses

  • Saturday, October 15, 2016
  • Saturday, November 12, 2016
  • Saturday, December 10, 2016

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

2016 Portland Hotel Discount

Holiday Inn By the Bay, 88 Spring Street, Portland, ME 04101
Corporate Room Rates

  • Must ask for Maine College of Art special corporate rate
  • Jan 1–May 31, 2016: $109 + tax for Standard Double / Double Room
  • June 1 – October 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

RSVP for an Open House at MECA!

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