Alumni Benefits

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MCAD alumni are part of what makes our institution great. We are committed to providing resources and benefits from the day you graduate on through your entire life.

Alumni Events

MCAD alumni are more active than ever before. There are a number of events to get involved in. Take advantage of a lifelong learning opportunity, a critique with your fellow alumni, or a volunteer program. New events are always being planned by the Alumni Association Board of Directors. Alumni Events >

Tuition Discounts

Children of MCAD alumni who have completed an undergraduate degree program receive $8,000 over four years ($2,000 per year) for undergraduate academic programs when enrolled full-time. Read an interview with a Legacy Scholarship recipient. Alumni also receive discounts on non-credit continuing education courses, including the weekly life-drawing co-op.

Pre-College Summer Session Discounts

Children of degreed MCAD alumni receive $275 off the Pre-College Summer Session, a two-week residential program for high school students.

Insurance Programs
Campus Access


Take advantage of the already-discounted supplies and material at MCAD’s Art Cellar, or use the resources and materials of MCAD's library for a $20 annual fee.

Networking

A bi-annual conference is held for alumni and students to connect. Finding fellow MCAD alumni on Facebook and Twitter is a great way to network online.

Art Sale Participation

Participation is open to all graduates of the past five years.

Service Bureau

Alumni can continue to use the Service Bureau resources for one year after they graduate.

Career Services

Alumni have full access to the resources and services available through MCAD Career Services. In addition to listing professional opportunities online, they help alumni with career development by:

  • Creating job-seeking and networking strategies
  • Reviewing resumes, cover letters, and portfolios
  • Offering practice interviews and other assistance

The career services office also helps professionals connect with students and alumni for jobs, internships, or freelance opportunities. To get started accessing or posting opportunities, register at mcadcareerservices.com or contact us at 612.874.3721 or careers@mcad.edu.

Recognition


Alumni notes are published to MCAD News, Facebook, and Twitter.
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Volunteer Opportunities

The MCAD Alumni Association seeks volunteers for mentoring, new student recruitment, and other opportunities to assist with events and programs. Contact alumni relations for more information.

MCAD Alumni Association Board of Directors

Representing the diversity and scope of MCAD alumni, the alumni association board of directors is an active and committed group of volunteers who work to support and develop programs that benefit alumni and the college.

Alumni E-Newsletter

Our quarterly alumni e-newsletter is a great way to stay plugged in to what's happening with MCAD alumni. Get on the list by emailing alumni@mcad.edu.

MCAD Email Address

Your MCAD email address will stay active for 12 months after you graduate. If you need any assistance with setting up a new email address or if you have any questions please email alumni@mcad.edu.

Support the Art Cellar

When you purchase any item from Amazon by clicking through the link on the Art Cellar blog Amazon will donate 6% of the purchase to MCAD. mcadartcellar.blogspot.com

 

Alumni Resource Guide

This comprehensive guide lists ways for alumni to learn, network, and find support as they move from the world of student to professional.