The Decker Library is the campus Library of the Maryland Institute College of Art, located on the first floor and lower level of the Bunting Center. The Library contains almost 64,000 monographs and 325 current periodical subscriptions, and provides online access to more than 5,500 full-text journal titles, and hundreds of digital reference sources in art and numerous other subjects. The main focus of the Library is in the visual arts, while maintaining a broad, balanced collection in the humanities.
The Media Resources Collection is MICA's image and film library, located on the first floor of the Bunting Center. The MRC holdings encompass many visual resources including over 35,000 digital images, 215,000 slides, and 5,000 DVDs and videos. The MRC subscribes to digital image databases including ARTstor and Corbis Education, providing access to over 1.3 million images. Students, faculty, and staff have access to our collections.
The Office of International Affairs supports international students at MICA by providing advice on F-1 visa regulations, academic requirements, employment, travel, cultural adjustment, life in Baltimore and other issues. The office also promotes international education through semester study abroad programs in more than 20 countries.
The Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development is a one-stop resource for students preparing for the leap into the world of art and design, alumni making a transition into their careers, and employers and institutions that would like to connect with MICA students and alumni.
The Office of Technology Systems and Services supports the educational mission of the College as well as its business, administrative, and electronic communication needs. Through planning, implementation, education, training, and support, the office helps guide the College in using technology. Our goal is to provide outstanding service and support to the College, its students, faculty, and staff.
Academic Advising is an important part of a student's experience and it integrated throughout all levels of a student's progress at MICA. The Academic Advising office is under the auspices of Enrollment Services, and is a member of the Student Services Center.
Professional Development at MICA is defined as the learning of skills by the emerging professional artist/designer/scholar that encompass both knowledge to aid graduates when functioning as a professional in their chosen field as well as ways to live their lives as a committed working artist, designer or scholar. In addition, graduates are exposed to skills that will assist them in balancing work and life while continuing their studio/scholarly practices.