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Parking Gates Lowering

Beginning this Sunday night (Jan. 26thth at 11:59 p.m) the parking gates will be lowered and non-resident students, staff and faculty wishing to park in lot C will need to purchase stored value parking cards in the Art Cellar.  SVC cards can be purchased in $5, 10, 20 and 40 amounts.

Parking rates are $.25/hr from 7a-9p M-F, and $.15/hr. any other time.

Friday, January 24

Pick up Fall 2019 work from the Drawing and Painting Studios

Deadline: Friday, January 31

Please pick up your portfolios and works from Fall 2019 painting classes from the Main Building third-floor Room 300 painting storage slots and hallways by January 31st, Friday.

If you have works and portfolios stored in Morrison Building from the Fall 2019 drawing class, please also pick it up from the Morrison building second-floor gallery space and hallways by January 31st, Friday.

If you have not picked up your works from last semester, any works remaining after January 31st will be thrown out. 

Thursday, January 23

Spring Refund

Dear Students, 

Financial Aid will be disbursing all applied aid on January 30th 2020

If you are expecting a refund, you must sign up for direct deposit on MAXPay.

1. Login to myMCAD, and  select "Student Accounts".

2. Select "Launch MAXPay".

Thursday, January 23

New Light Therapy Kits!

Brighten up your winter blues with the Media Center’s new Light Therapy Kits!

Our new HappyLight LED Energy Lamps can be found on Patron Portal and we have two available to check out throughout the semester. 

Light Therapy Kits can help benefit your overall health and wellbeing by improving sleep, mood, focus, and energy. These backpack-sized lights are great for travel and can be used anywhere with a plug-in! Each light comes with a set of instructions to help give you the best possible results.

Stop by the Media Center after the break and try one out!

Wednesday, January 22

Internship Spotlight

January 21, 2020

This week's spotlights include Paisley Park Operations, Inc., Aldo Moroni Art Center, Northern Clay Center, and the Brooklyn Museum.

Job Title: Summer Intern – Collections & Exhibitions

Organization Name: Paisley Park Operations, Inc.
Wage/Salary: $13/hr

Opportunity Summary:

Wednesday, January 22

2019-20 Annual FERPA Notification

Good afternoon,

Attached please find the 2019-20 annual FERPA notification for the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. FERPA is a federal law that requires educational institutions to protect the privacy of student education records.

This information was distributed in August, and is being repeated here for the benefit of new spring students.

Further information is available here:

General FERPA Info

Tuesday, January 21

What's New in the Cafe

Spring Semester 2020

We are excited to share with you the new improvements and meal deals for the Spring Semester 2020. You've asked for it and we've delivered.....

New Self Serve Salad Bar - Full salad bar will include various greens, proteins and toppings. Small will be $4.95 each and Large will be $6.95 each. Ask for a To-Go box if you need to eat on the run.

Expanded Pizza Availability - Pizza isn't just for Friday's anymore. We'll offer it more days of the week. Each slice is $2.95.

Tuesday, January 21

MCAD Notetaker Job Opportunities

Dear Students,

My name is Timothy Gardner, and I am the Learning Center and Disability Services Director at MCAD.

I am writing to you because we are looking for notetakers. Being a notetaker is a position that pays $12.25/hour. You are paid for your time in class spent taking notes, and up to 30 minutes outside of class spent scanning or typing your notes. For studio classes, this can be 30 minutes or more per class, and for Liberal Arts classes, this can be up to three hours per class.

The requirements to be considered to be a notetaker are:

Saturday, January 18

December Roundup

Graphic novel named best of the year, Art Sale buys, and exhibitions galore!

Illustration by Rosemary Valero-O'Connell ’16 from Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me


Shows, awards, publications, etc. related to MCAD faculty, students, alumni, and staff. Are you up to something cool? Don't hold out on us!

Thursday, January 9

Spring 2020 Tuition Information & Holiday Schedule

Tuition Due January 3rd

Dear students and families,

Your Spring 2020 tuition information is now available online.

WARNING: The college will be closed during winter break.from December 23, 2019 until January 2, 2020. The Spring 2020 tuition deadline is January 3, 2020.

Please be sure to review your spring charges and anticipated financial aid before our offices close for the holidays. All unpaid balances after 1/3/2020 will incur a $250 late tuition payment charge. Please continue reading to learn how to avoid late payment penalties.

Saturday, December 21

Gallery 148

Selection for the Spring 2020 Season

Hello MCAD,

The Gallery 148 selection panel is pleased to announce the artists chosen for spring 2020 season:

  • Alejandro Zhang (MFA First Year Group Show)
  • Kendal Dickinson
  • Kathryn Healey (Comics! Comics! Group Show)
  • Emma Beatrez
  • Rylan Poldberg

Gallery 148 is student run, student juried, and shows student work. The panel strives to present a variety of shows - representing different disciplines, voices, and themes. We are excited to see how this work develops over the next few months!

Thursday, December 19
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