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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; find the schedule here!


New and Transfer BFA Students staring Spring 2020

Move In Day for All Incoming BFA Students and First Day of BFA Orientation is January 10, 2020!

Click here for the Spring 2020 BFA Orientation Schedule
  • The first day is mandatory; you will be able to choose your options for Saturday.
  • 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.

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

Foundation Supply List

MECA Foundation Supply List 2019-2020

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 or 207.699.5049

Financial Aid 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

Counseling & Wellness

Sheila Geant, Coordinator of Counseling & Wellness at

Disability Services & Accommodations

Joanne Benica, Disability Services Coordinator at or 207.699.5035

Laptop Recommendations

Laptop Recommendations

BFA Laptop Recommendations [PDF]

Questions? Please email for assistance.