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Secure Your Spot: Spring 2022

YES! Your hard work and patience paid off, and we are delighted to invite you to join the MassArt community. It's your time to be fearless!

Here you will find helpful reminders, important dates, and contact information for specific departments; please refer to your Application Portal for full information regarding enrollment.

Submit your deposit(s) and complete enrollment forms

Please note the information on this page pertains to undergraduate students only. If you are a graduate student, please contact Graduate Admissions for more information.

    • To secure your place in the entering class for Spring 2022, you must complete and submit the following items within your Application Portal within two weeks of the date on your acceptance letter:
      • • a completed Tuition and Housing Deposit form
      • • a $550 non-refundable tuition deposit

      If you are applying for housing, you also must submit:

      • • a completed Housing Application
      • • a $450 non-refundable housing deposit (if you are planning to apply for housing, we strongly encourage you to submit both your tuition and housing deposits at the same time along with the appropriate forms)

      Submit your deposit(s) and complete enrollment forms

      Please note that all matriculating students must make a tuition deposit, regardless of any expected financial aid. Tuition and housing deposits are non-refundable, but are applied towards your tuition and housing charges.

    • If you haven't applied for financial aid, it's not too late. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) online at fafsa.ed.gov. Make sure to include MassArt's school code on your application: 002180. If you have any questions about financial aid, please contact the Office of Student Financial Assistance.
       
      ESTIMATED COSTS

      Learn more about the cost of attendance.

    • TRANSFER CREDITS

      A preliminary transfer credit evaluation was enclosed with your decision letter for your reference. If you are currently enrolled in classes, you must submit an updated official college transcript with your final semester grades, course descriptions and updated artwork (if you're seeking studio credits) to the Office of Admissions (admissions@massart.edu).

      Please note that additional transfer credit is not likely to change your entrance level; however, you may be awarded additional liberal arts, history of art, or studio elective credit.
       

      ADVANCED PLACEMENT (AP) AND INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE (IB) SCORES

      If you have taken any Advanced Placement (AP) tests, please submit official scores to the Admissions Office as soon as possible. AP courses in which a student earned a score of a 3, 4, or 5, transfer to MassArt as studio electives, liberal arts electives, or History of Art electives. The only AP course equivalent to a specific, required MassArt course is AP Art History which is equivalent to HART-100 Intro to Western Art; an exam score of 4 or 5 may be required to receive credit for this course.

      International Baccalaureate (IB) scores of a 6 or 7 at the higher level are eligible for transfer elective credit. Please submit official scores to the Admissions Office as soon as possible.
       

    • MassArt is committed to making college a successful experience for all students, including those with documented disabilities. If you have an accessibility need, the Academic Resource Center (ARC) is available to assist you.

      In compliance with all regulations under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA-AA), MassArt assures the protection of your right for equal access to educational opportunities. Student Accessibility Services within the ARC works with students to determine reasonable and necessary accommodations that can be made within the classroom and the studio. These accommodations may include additional time on examinations, rest breaks, note taking assistance, mobility assistance, or access to digital texts.

      In order to secure accommodations at MassArt, you must submit documentation of your disability along with the Request for Accommodations Form (in your Application Portal) for you to use to describe your accessibility needs at MassArt. Any information you choose to share with us, on this form or in person, is kept confidential.
    • Directions for setting up your MassArt email will be sent after your deposit has been received (please check junk and spam email folders). Once you have activated your MassArt email account, it is important that you check it frequently since various MassArt offices will email you. You are responsible for knowing the information that is sent to your MassArt email account. Be sure to contact Tech Central at 617.879.7888 or by email helpdesk@massart.edu if you encounter any problems accessing your account.
    • IMMUNIZATION RECORD & COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENTS

      Incoming students must submit the MassArt Immunization Record Form, completed and signed by a physician, as well as proof of receiving a COVID-19 vaccination, no later than December 15, 2021. Completed forms should be sent to the Counseling and Wellness Center. Students who have not submitted this form will not be allowed on campus: you will not be allowed to move into on-campus housing, swipe into on-campus buildings, or attend class.

      Immunization Record Form
       

      STUDENT HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN

      Massachusetts State Law requires all students enrolled for at least 9 credits to have health insurance. Unless proof of comparable coverage is provided, you must participate in the MassArt Student Health Insurance Plan. To participate in the MassArt Insurance Plan, you must be enrolled for at least 9 credits and in a degree granting program. All international students must participate in the MassArt Student Health Insurance Plan.

      Enroll In or Waive Student Health Insurance

      All undergraduate students who do not fill out the necessary online form will automatically be billed for health insurance.

      For questions about MassArt's Health insurance Plan, please contact the Bursar's Office at 617.879.7903 or bursar@massart.edu.

    • All new incoming students have their class schedule built and registered for them by the Registrar's Office. Schedules are built based on placement level, required coursework, as well as seat and course availability. Schedule building for those who have paid their tuition deposit begins in late November. You will receive an email to your MassArt email address from the Registrar's Office when your schedule has been built. It will include a link to view your schedule online. Please note that schedules are not considered final until January 14th, the Friday before the semester begins. If any changes are made to your schedule, you will be notified via your MassArt email address.
       

      Will my classes be remote or hybrid? Can I choose?
      Some classes will be remote, while others will be hybrid. This will be indicated on your schedule under "Location", where it will list a classroom address or "Remote". Students are not able to choose their classes the first semester, but will do so their remaining semesters at MassArt. Unfortunately we are not able to tailor schedules to your individual requests, such as all morning classes or, all evening classes, etc. We are only able to tailor schedules for students who have registered and been approved for accomodations by the Academic Resource Center (ARC). After viewing your schedule and you still have questions, please contact the Registrar's Office at registrar@massart.edu.

      View the full academic calendar.

    • Please check your MassArt email for frequent updates about move-in and Orientation.
    • Learn more about recommended technical specifications to give you more flexibility and reduce your dependence on campus computing resources.

      View the Guide
    • Once international students are formally admitted to MassArt, they are required to submit information in order to apply for F-1 student visa status. Learn more >>
    • Discover what it's like on MassArt's campus. View our Events Calendar and check out upcoming lectures, visiting artists, and exhibitions!