Welcome to MECA!

We are excited to welcome and assist you in your transition to the MECA Community!

All incoming students are required to participate in New Student Orientation. During Orientation, you will learn all about MECA and meet some awesome people in the process!

Orientation Information

DUE TO COVID-19, PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE DATES AND REQUIREMENTS MAY CHANGE AT ANY TIME.  CHECK YOUR MECA EMAIL DAILY IN CASE OF UPDATES.

New and Transfer BFA Students staring Spring 2021

  • Check your email for information on the online Orientation through our learning management system, Canvas!
  • All new incoming Spring 2021 students will work with their building AD to determine a safe move-in time window that works for you and your family.
  • COVID-19 negative test results must be in to registrar@meca.edu before you are permitted into campus buildings.
  • Your housing placement and roommate(s) assignments will be sent to your MECA email.
  • Currently, your arrival experience will look like this:
    • If on campus, move in Sunday, January 10th.
    • Report to an assigned COVID testing time on Monday, January 11th.
    • Stay in isolation until results are returned on Tuesday, January 12th.  Orientation will occur that afternoon!
    • Classes begin Wednesday, January 13th.

Suggested packing list for on campus housing can be found here:
Suggested Packing List

SALT Students starting Spring 2021

  • You will be sent a link to a self-paced Google Classroom for pre-Orientation.
  • We’ll see you on Zoom for Orientation starting at 12:30PM on Wednesday, January 13th; link will be in your MECA email.
  • Come to the Porteous Building at 522 Congress St. for the short, in-person portion of Orientation at 3:30pm on 1/13!
  • COVID-19 negative test results must be in to registrar@meca.edu before you are permitted into campus buildings.

MyMECA

Personalized web portal that allows students to obtain class schedules, grades, billing and financial aid information. Sign in to learn more.

Check out this quick user guide if you have problems navigating MyMECA:
MyMECA User Guide

Course Schedule & Registration

Foundation Supply List

Download the MECA Foundation Supply List 2020-2021 here:
Foundation Supply List

Emergency and Weather Text Notification System

Sign up to receive text messages for weather cancellations, early closings or a campus emergency. Enroll in the Emergency & Weather Notification alert text message system.

Student Account and Billing

billing@meca.edu or 207.699.5049

Financial Aid

finaid@meca.edu or 207.699.5074

View our Tuition & Financial Aid page.

MECA Health Insurance

For information about the MECA Student Health Insurance Plan Options or to Waive Health Insurance, please visit this page.

Residence Life and Housing

For more information about housing and how to apply, go to Residence Life or email studentlife@MECA.edu.

Counseling & Wellness

Sheila Geant, Coordinator of Counseling & Wellness at counseling@meca.edu

Disability Services & Accommodations

Joanne Benica, Disability Services Coordinator at disabilityservices@meca.edu or 207.699.5035

Laptop Requirements

BFA Laptop Requirements

Questions? Please email studentlife@meca.edu for assistance.