Information for MICA Students, Staff, and Faculty
Current MICA students, staff, and faculty: Your MICA ID card is your library card! Additionally, current MICA community members have access to our article and media databases and electronic resources, such as ebooks.
Alumni can purchase an alumni card for an annual fee of $25. The library card will allow alumni to borrow circulating material. For more information, please see our Alumni Card page.
Area College/University Community Members (BALC)
Baltimore Academic Libraries Consortium (or BALC) allows for reciprocal borrowing of circulating materials for students who attend colleges and universities that are part of the consortium.
MICA students can borrow materials from BALC institutions with a valid MICA ID (please be sure to check each individual library's borrowing policies).
Johns Hopkins University Community Members
MICA and JHU have a special reciprocal borrowing relationship. Borrowers must present a valid institution ID card to participate on-site and login to their home institution's account for authentication. Basic borrowing privileges apply.
Decker Library welcomes the public seeking to perform art and design-based research. Visitors will be asked to present an ID card to Campus Safety at the visitor desk located at the entrance to Bunting Center.