|2/4||MANDATORY Senior Meeting at 3pm or 5pm, Falvey Hall|
|2/5||Herff-Jones Commencement Fair. Personalized Commencement announcements, class rings, etc.
Sales representative at Café Doris, 11:30am-3pm. You can also order online.
|2/5-2/13||Senior Class Party tickets on sale, Café Doris 12-1pm. Feb. 5, 6, 7, 8 and 11, 12, 13.
Info and tickets online at www.mica.edu/seniorparty
|2/8||Email sent out with information to "Apply for Graduation" and complete the "Graduating Student Survey." These are two (2) MUST-DO forms, due March 15th. You must complete these two forms to receive Commencement tickets.
|2/11||2013 Commencement Exhibition Guidelines and Proposal Form available online|
|2/13||"Art of the Interview" 1:30-3:30pm, M110. Contact Career Development for more info, 410-225-2420.|
|2/22||Senior Party. 9pm at the Ottobar. www.mica.edu/seniorparty|
|2/27||"Pricing Your Work" 2:30-3:30pm, M110. Contact Career Development for info, 410-225-2420.
|3/1||DEADLINE for Senior Commencement Speaker applications submitted to Student Activities
|"Mock Interviews" 3-5pm, Gateway 200, reservations required. Contact Career Development 410-225-2420|
|Online registration open to participate in ArtWalk (Thursday, May 16). www.mica.edu/artwalk|
|3/8||Internship + Career Fair, 1-4pm, Brown Center.
Alumni Panel Discussion: Starting Your Own Business, 3-4pm, Falvey Hall.
Contact Career Development for info, 410-225-2420.
|3/15||DEADLINE Apply for Graduation and Graduating Senior Survey (See February 8)
You must complete these forms to receive your Commencement tickets.
|3/11-3/29||Senior Commencement Speaker election -- Student Activities Office|
|3/25||DEADLINE for sbumitting Commencement Exhibition Proposals online|
|3/25-3/27||COMMENCEMENT TICKET DISTRIBUTION - Brown Center Atrium
Ticket pick-up will be Tuesday through Thursday, 11am-1pm and 4pm-6pm.
All seniors must pick up their 5 allocated tickets during these days. All tickets not picked up will be redistributed on Friday, March 29. Each guest must have a ticket to enter Symphony Hall for Commencement.
|3/29||REDISTRIBUTION OF AVAILABLE TICKETS - Brown Center Atrium
If unclaimed tickets are available, each graduating student may have an additional 3 tickets on a first-come, first-serve basis until there are no remaining tickets
|4/1||DEADLINE for transcripts from other Colleges and Institutions to Enrollment Services, 2nd floor Bunting.
|"Post Art $chool $urvival: Financial Issues for Artists" 4-5pm, M110. Contact Career Development for info, 410-225-2420
|Commencement Exhibition Artwork List & Sales available online. DEADLINE May 1. A MUST-DO form for all students participating in the Commencement Exhibition.
|4/2||Pick up your Commencement Exhibition Postcards at the Student Activities Office|
|Senior Commencement Speaker announced.|
|4/3||"Need a Job? Have a plan!" 2:15-3:30, M110. Contact Career Development for info, 410-225-2420|
|4/10||"SENIORS! Make the Most of ArtWalk!" 2:15-3:30, M110.
Contact Career Development for info, 410-225-2420.
|5/1||DEADLINE for interviews with Student Accounts for students with Federal Perkins Loans.
|DEADLINE Commencement Exhibition Artwork List & Sales (See April 1). www.mica.edu/commencement
|Campus parking tickets must be paid by this date. Student Accounts, Bunting 2nd floor.|
|5/3||DEADLINE to register online to participate in ArtWalk. www.mica.edu/artwalk|
|5/7||Midnight Breakfast, Meyerhoff Dining Room|
|5/10||LAST DAY OF CLASSES|
|Graduating Students' Accounts
|All student artwork, supplies, etc MUST be removed from every academic building.
|5/10-5/16||Installation of Commencement Exhibition
Facman will need to complete wall installations in some rooms before you can begin installing your exhibition. They hope to have it all done by end of day Monday. You will need to paint your walls.
|5/13||DEADLINE 9am - 5pm Students exhibiting in Decker or Meyerhoff Galleries deliver artwork to gallery. If you do not meet this deadline, you will forfeit your space.
|DEADLINE to make arrangements for your guest with special needs attending Commencement. Contact Student Affairs, 410-225-2422, to make arrangements for them (Sign language, wheelchair access, etc)|
|DEADLINE for Information for your Hometown Press Release to www.mica.edu/hometown|
|5/15||Buildings with Commencement Exhibitions will stay open until 2am for students to complete installation.|
|5/16||NOON - Commencement Exhibition Installation Complete including labels|
Advancement Department preview party by invitation. Pre-registered participating seniors must check in at the tent between 3:30-4pm (see May 3) to eat dinner before going to your exhibition area.
|5/17||10am MANDATORY Commencement Meeting for Seniors
After Meeting - Beret & Gown Pick-Up, Bunting 110. Pick-up will be available until 3pm
|11am-12:30pm SENIOR & FACULTY PICNIC, Cohen Plaza Celebration Tent|
|5/17-5/20||2013 Commencement Exhibition open to public
Friday, May 17, 11am-8pm
Saturday, May 18, 11am-5pm
Sunday, May 19, 11am-5pm
Monday, May 20, 11am-5pm
|5/18||MICA Masters Benefit Art Sale (Graduate Programs). Graduate Studio Center, 12-4pm|
|5/19||2013 Commencement Exhibition Reception, 1:30pm-5pm
|5/20||Commencement Ceremony (see below for detailed timeline)|
|Sales of Exhibition artwork through the MICA College Store will continue until 5pm
After 5pm, you may deinstall and remove your artwork.
**IMPORTANT - If the label has a red dot, it is sold...please leave it in place.
|5/21||NOON. Deadline to deinstall and remove all Exhibition artwork. Leave the exhibition space as you found it. Any artwork left after NOON (12pm) on May 21 may be DISCARDED. Permission by faculty or staff to leave or store artwork on campus is not valid.|
|By 4pm. Students with independent studios in all campus buildings must be moved out and space clean.|
|5/21||By 3pm. Technical Equipment must be returned by 3pm to where it was picked up, AV Services Desk (Art Tech Center) or Exhibitions (Fox 011). Your student security deposit will be assessed if tech equipment is not returned by this deadline. Pedestals will be picked up by Exhibitions Department from your exhibition space.|
Commencement Day Timeline (Monday, May 20)
|9-11:30am||If you did get them on Friday, pick up gowns and berets in Bunting B110.
|12pm||Arrive at Mt. Royal Station parking lot-do not bring purses, backpacks, etc.
(In case of rain, please still come to the Mount Royal Station parking lot.)
|Pick up your "Commencement Name Card." Tables on Frost Plaza, Mt. Royal Station
**You need this card! You will hand this card to the "Name Reader" on stage to announce your name as you walk across the stage. Write the phonetic pronunciation of your name on the card if you think that will assist the "Name Reader" to correctly pronounce your name.
|2013 CLASS PHOTO - in front of the Mt. Royal Station portico With berets and gowns on!|
|12:30PM||Assemble for the Commencement Processional in the Mt. Royal Station parking lot.
Line up in pairs by your Department sign. No need to line up in any order.
|12:45PM||COMMENCEMENT PROCESSION begins from the Station lot
Please let your family and friends know that the Procession will enter the Meyerhoff Symphony Hall exactly at 1:00 p.m for the ceremony. They need to be seated before then.
Immediately following Commencement there is a reception in the Cohen Plaza Celebration Tent honoring you, the MICA class of 2013. This is the place to meet up with your faculty, family and friends...and photo ops!
|By 4PM||Return Gown & Beret to B110 and Diploma Pick-up
Graduates must return their gowns and return berets that you are not purchasing.
You will receive a receipt when you return the regalia. You will exchange this receipt for your diploma from MICA Enrollment Services on the 2nd floor of Bunting.