MCAD Continuing Education Student Information

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Welcome to Continuing Education!

We look forward to you joining us this semester. Whether it is your first time on campus or you have joined us previously, please review the following information in preparation for your upcoming course at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. Syllabi and class material list will be supplied at the first class meeting. Please also review online class listings for any materials that you should bring to the first class meeting.

Continuing Education Contact Information

If you have any questions concerning your class, please contact Continuing Education.


Morrison Building
Room M105

Office Hours

Mon–Fri 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.


Free, unrestricted street parking is available on Stevens avenue adjacent to the campus.

Parking is also available for $0.25 per hour in the MCAD surface lot accessible from 26th Street. If you wish to park in this surface lot during the spring and fall semesters (parking is free during the summer), you must purchase a parking pass at the MCAD Art Cellar or in advance online.

The Art Cellar Supply and Bookstore


Morrison Building
Room L100
Art Cellar Hours

MCAD Library

Checkout privileges are available to Continuing Education students for a semester fee of $20. Students enrolled in a Continuing Education class for credit do not have to pay this fee.


Morrison Building
Room L101
Library Hours

Service Bureau

The Service Bureau provides copies and laser prints, high quality color inkjet prints, scanning, digital archiving, and DVD creation at an affordable price.


Main Building
2nd Floor
Service Bureau Hours

MCAD Computer Labs

MCAD's computer labs and advanced production studios come equipped with the latest hardware and software technology to support your project needs. Our support team offers informative workshops and equipment checkout.

Lab Hours

MCAD computer labs are open 24/7.

Media Center


Main Building
3rd floor
Media Center Hours
Note: Darkrooms close one hour before media center closing time.

MCAD Main Building

Public Safety Office on Duty

MCAD is open for students 24 hours/day, 365 days/year (Main Building)

Building Hours

Mon–Fri 7:45 a.m.–8:00 p.m.; Sat 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Sun noon–5:00 p.m.

24-Hour Student Access

After 8:00 p.m. Mon–Fri and on weekends, students can enter through the east door of the Main Building only; other doors will be locked. A public safety officer will be on duty. A Continuing Education registration receipt and a photo ID is required for admittance during after-hours access.

Public Safety

Public Safety officers patrol the college campus 24 hours a day, every day. Security can be reached from any college phone by dialing x1801. There are three direct-access phones/call boxes in the Main Building: One in each elevator and a third at the east entrance to the Main Building. There is also one in the Morrison Building near the first-floor entrance. IN THE EVENT OF AN EMERGENCY: Dial x1555 from a college phone or 612.874.3555 from off campus or cellular.

Security Escort Service

If you would like an escort to a college building or to your parked car, call Security at x1801 (from a college phone) or 612.874.3801 (from an outside line) and a public safety officer will assist you. We encourage students to use this service, particularly if they are coming to or leaving the college alone at night.


View our class registration policies

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