MICA Parents

Parents Council Success Stories

The participation of the Parents Council in the life of the College makes a real difference. Parents Council suggestions have helped to bring about:

-Improved communications including the annual MICA Parents & Family Guide, MICA Parent E-Notifications and Monthly Electronic Newsletters, and dedicated MyMICA Parent information pages on our website

-Strengthened parent to parent outreach and increased national, regional, and on-campus visibility of parents as an important constituent group through: 

-Summer welcome calls to incoming freshman parents & families
-Annual Orientation Week activities including a Freshman Parent & Family Reception
-Annual MICA Weekend activities including sponsorship of a mix and mingle for all parents, students, faculty, and staff
-MICA's Annual Open House-- Parent to Parent round-table
-Regional Admissions Presentations and Summer Send-off Parties
-Regional events, receptions, and exhibition openings featuring the work of MICA Alumni

-Improved services including:

-The centralization of Student Services Offices on campus
-Online billing and payment options
-A comprehensive wellness program including a state of the art fitness center and associated programming
-Career development, academic advising,  health services, security, housing, food services
-Campus safety enhancements including installation of Blue Light emergency phones
We welcome parents' feedback on ways we can continue to enhance the MICA student and family experience. Contact us at 410-225-2321 or parentrelations@mica.edu.