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Important 2021 Fall Break Information

3D Shop

The 3D shop will be closed on Thursday, November 25 and Friday, November 26 for Thanksgiving break. We will resume regular hours on Saturday, November 27 (noon to 5:00 p.m.). Starting Monday, November 29 (and for the rest semester) the shop will be open Monday through Thursday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday noon to 5:00 p.m.

Have a great and safe Thanksgiving!

Academic Services

Academic Services will be closed for Thanksgiving November 24, 25 and 26. We will reopen with normal hours Monday, November 29.

Art Cellar

Fall break hours:

Monday, November 22 through Wednesday, November 24: 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28: Closed


The Cafe will be open November 22 & 23 from 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.

We will be closed November 24 thru November 28

We will reopen for regular hours Monday, November 29 @ 8:00 a.m.

Help Desk and Technology

Help Desk Hours

Monday, November 22 and Tuesday, November 23: Normal hours, 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Wednesday, November 24: Shortened hours, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28: CLOSED

Normal hours will resume on Monday, November 29.

Sysadmin Office

The Sysadmin's office will be closed Thursday, November 25 through Sunday, November 28.

Learning Center

Monday 11/22 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m.
Tuesday 11/23 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m
Wednesday 11/24 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Thursday 11/25-Saturday 11/27: Closed
Sunday 11/28: 3:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.


Wednesday, 11/24: 8:30 a.m-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 11/25 through Sunday, 11/28: Closed
Midnight hours start on Monday, Nov 29: open M-Th 8:30 to Midnight through Thursday Dec 9

Media Center

The deadline for personal proposals to check out equipment over fall break is Friday, November 19.

The Media Center’s office hours on Wednesday, November 24 are 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. The Media Center will be closed for normal circulations from Wednesday, November 24, and will resume circulations on Monday, November 29. Circulations will only be permitted for Seniors picking up equipment for commencement.

The Black, Gray, and Sound studios will be closed from Wednesday, November 24 until Sunday, November 28, reopening for use on Monday, November 29.

Campus Safety

Campus Safety operating as normal. Welcome desk will be closed.

Main Building

Thursday, November 25 - CLOSED to public
Friday, November 26 - CLOSED to public
Saturday and Sunday - CLOSED to public

Any full time student, staff or faculty wishing to access the building may do so by presenting a valid current college i.d. at the card readers at the North, South or East entrances of Main 24/7. Please then electronically sign in by waving your i.d. over the card reader at the front desk.

The parking lot will be operating normally through the Thanksgiving holiday break. Vehicles may not be left overnight for extended periods without Campus Safety authorization.

Printshop & Papermaking Studio

Printshop and Paper Studio Thanksgiving Hours:

Tuesday, 11/23 - 9:00 a.m.-1:00 a.m.
Wednesday, 11/24 - 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 11/25 - Friday, 11/26 - CLOSED
Saturday 11/27, 12:00 p.m.-1:00 a.m.
Sunday, 11/28, 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Students, faculty and staff, with approved Printshop or Paper Studio Access, may work when we are closed, but staff will not be available for assistance, due to the holiday.

Service Bureau

Tuesday, 11/23 - regular hours
Wednesday, 11/24 - 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Thursday, 11/25 - Saturday 11/27 - CLOSED
Sunday, 11/28 - 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Student Counseling and Wellness

The MCAD Student Counseling and Wellness Office will be closed for the Thanksgiving break beginning Wednesday, November 24, 2021.

We will reopen on Monday, November 29, 2021. You are welcome to send an email and we will get back to you when we return to the office.

If you have questions or need more immediate assistance, you may contact the MCAD Student Affairs Office, MCAD Campus Safety, or check the MCAD Intranet under Student Counseling and Wellness.

If you have an emergency, please contact MCAD Campus Safety (612-874-3555), call 911, or go to your local emergency room (see intranet link to student counseling and wellness above).

If you are not in crisis and you want to talk to a counselor off campus, you may contact: Walk-In Counseling Center

Monday, November 15