Visit Campus

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The best way to find out if MCAD is a good fit for you is to come and see us!

Take a stroll through campus, get a look at our world-class facilities, chat with current students, and even enjoy a meal in the MCAD Bistro.

Admissions counselors are happy to meet with prospective students by appointment Monday through Friday during normal business hours. If scheduled in advance, we can also give tours to groups of students.

To schedule a tour or interview, please contact the admissions office:

  • admissions@mcad.edu
  • Toll-free: 800.874.6223
  • Twin Cities: 612.874.3760

Information Events and Group Tours

In addition to offering personal tours and interviews, the admissions office regularly hosts informational events for prospective students.


MCAD Directions and Parking >


Where to Stay

Hyatt Place Minneapolis Downtown

612.333.3111
Reserve Online

  • 15% off daily rate
  • Free hot breakfast
  • Parking: $10 per vehicle
  • Complimentary internet access
Millennium Hotel

612.359.2204
Reserve Online: Enter code "MCAD"

  • Discounted rate: $125/night in winter, $159/night in summer
  • Free transportation to and from MCAD
  • Complimentary continental breakfast, hors d'oeuvres, and bottled water
  • Complimentary internet access
Best Western Normandy & City Place Suites

612.370.1400
Reserve Online

  • 15% off daily rate
  • Parking: $8 per vehicle
  • Complimentary internet access
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites

612.341.3300 / 1.800.870.0114
Reserve Online

  • Discounted rate: $89.95/night single, $99.95/night double
  • Complimentary full breakfast
  • Complimentary internet access
  • Parking: $15 per vehicle
Aloft Hotel

612.767.6900
Reserve Online: Enter code "366258"

  • Discounted rate: $139/night