Student Activities - Maine College of Art

Clubs & Organizations

To start a new club or student group contact studentlife@meca.edu or stop by the Student Life office.

To view our current clubs, click here.

Campus Events

Student Life hosts a variety of extracurricular events for students including weekly yoga and meditation. Seasonal events include apple picking, hiking trips, Pirates Hockey Games and ice skating. Other annual events include pre release movie nights, late night breakfast and stress relief week, which includes bringing puppies, kittens and massages to campus for students. Student Life also host educational panels on topics such as diversity, LGBTQ Ally workshops, and substance abuse awareness. Our student leaders host events both in the Residence Halls and in Porteous. Popular student led events include Open Mic Night, Sunday Night Dinner, craft nights, sex-a-palooza week and video game tournaments.

Sample of Student Life Events

  • Apple Picking
  • Visiting Artist Lectures
  • Game Night
  • Scavenger Hunt around Portland
  • Self Defense Class
  • Cupcake Decorating
  • Halloween Costume Contest
  • Potlucks
  • Super Bowl Party
  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
  • Grant Application Workshop

  • Stress Relief: play dough and slime making
  • Meditation
  • Yoga
  • Movie Screenings
  • Trick or Treating
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show
  • Tie-Dye Workshops
  • Diversity focused programs
  • S’mores around Fire Pit
  • Comic Expo