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 Fall 2021

  • Check your email for information on the online Orientation through our learning management system, Canvas!
  • Move in is Thursday, August 26th between 8:00 AM and 12:00 PM. You will be assigned a Move In time based on your housing assignment.
  • Your housing placement and roommate(s) assignments will be sent to your MECA email.
  • Orientation runs from 1:00 PM on Thursday, August 26th to 5:00PM on Sunday, August 29th.
  • Classes begin Monday, August 30th

MAT Students starting Summer 2021

  • All new MAT students should report to 522 Congress St. at 9:00 AM on Friday, July 30th.
  • Submit your COVID vaccination record to Joel in Admissions.
  • Classes begin Monday, August 2nd

Salt Students starting Fall 2021

  • All Fall Salt students should report to 522 Congress St. on Monday, August 30th at 10:00AM
  • Submit your COVID vaccination record to Joel in Admissions.
  • Classes begin Tuesday, August 31st.

Packing List For Living in the Residence Halls

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

Emergency and Weather Text Notification System

Sign up to receive text messages for weather cancellations, early closings or a campus emergency.

Student Account and Billing

billing@meca.edu or 207.699.5049

Financial Aid

finaid@meca.edu or 207.699.5074

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

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

Did you miss our Wednesday Webinars? Check out the links below!

Find information on the On-Campus Housing Process (how we assign you to a room, how we place you with roommates, etc) from our June 23rd Webinar by watching this video.

Find How to Help Your College Student Be Successful (A Guide for Families) from our June 30th Webinar by watching this video.

Find Preparations for Move-In, Orientation, and Life in the Residence Halls from our July 28th Webinar by watching this video.