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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

Reminder: Application Due Friday, January 24

Located in Norfolk, Connecticut, The Yale Norfolk School of Art is an intensive six-week summer program (May 16 – June 27) for juniors and first semester seniors (you must be returning to MCAD in the fall).  The program is a chance for young artists and designers to work with the Yale School of Art graduate level faculty and make connections to peers from institutions far and wide. Accepted students attend the school tuition-free, and housing and meals are provided.  Students receive course credit.

Tuesday, January 21

What's New in the Cafe

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

Spring 2020 Tuition Information & Holiday Schedule

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

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

macOS Catalina upgrade

Starting on October 7th, Apple officially released the latest major update to its operating system, macOS 10.15 Catalina. As with all new full operating systems revisions from Apple, MCAD IT and the Help Desk STRONGLY DISCOURAGES rushing to upgrade to this new OS immediately.

Tuesday, October 8

Made at MCAD - Due Tomorrow!

Deadline to Apply/Drop Off:
March 4, 9:00–5:00 p.m

This annual juried exhibition features the best work submitted by current MCAD students pursuing degrees in Design, Fine Arts, Media Arts, and Entrepreneurial Studies.

The jurors are Alex DeArmond, Associate Professor, Department of Design, University of Wisconsin-Stout and Mia Lopez, Curatorial Fellow for Visual Arts, Walker Art Center.

Cash prizes for Jurors' Choice (4 total) and People's Choice (1 total) have increased to $200 this year along with semi-fabulous gifts!

Tuesday, March 3
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