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

SALT Students starting Spring 2020
Your Orientation day is Monday, January 13, 2020; the schedule will be live online here when it is finalized.

New and Transfer BFA Students staring Spring 2020
Move In Day for All Incoming BFA Students and First Day of Orientation is January 10, 2020 and lasts through January 12, 2020.

  • All activities are mandatory.
  • If you have a job, please plan your work schedule appropriately.
  • Move In begins at 8:00am!  If you are living off-campus, know that Orientation begins at 10:00am.
  • Your Orientation schedule will be live when it is finalized.

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

Academic Resources


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 2019-2020

Course Schedule & Registration

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.

Financial Aid, Billing Resources, Health Insurance

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.

Housing and Student Life Resources

Residence Life and Housing

All full-time, incoming students are required to live in one of our residence halls. We established this requirement because of the many benefits living in the residence halls. To request an exemption, please fill out this form.

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 Recommendations

Laptop Recommendations

BFA Laptop Recommendations [PDF]

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