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MICA's Spring 2021 Re-Opening

Approach

Recognizing the ever-evolving public health conditions, MICA’s re-opening plan for Spring 2021 is flexible, science-based, and prioritizes the health and safety of our community above all. At its core, it focuses on fully online/remote instruction with limited on-campus access to shops and studios for graduate students and undergraduate seniors, as well as enhanced options for remote making, pickup, and delivery and the possibility of highly limited in-person curricular and co-curricular engagements for all students. Residence halls will be open with a maximum capacity of two students per apartment; any MICA student may apply for housing. 

A set of 5 campus Operational Modes — each connected to a set of policies, guidelines and related public health metrics — has been developed  to allow the College to adjust on-campus access and activities based on evolving public health conditions. We are planning for opening in Operational Mode 3 for the Spring semester which includes a primarily online/remote instructional approach and a limited number of on-campus activities.