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Secure Your Spot: Spring 2023

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 2023, 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)

    Please Note: Housing is not guaranteed for transfer students as the availability of on-campus housing changes each semester. The Office of Housing and Residence Life strives to accommodate housing requests. Learn more about off-campus housing options.

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 studentaid.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.

Please Note: Housing is not guaranteed for transfer students as the availability of on-campus housing changes each semester. The Office of Housing and Residence Life strives to accommodate housing requests. Learn more about off-campus housing options.

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.

MassArt email addresses are released one week after deposits are received. MassArt email addresses are our official means of email communication with you and you are responsible for knowing the information sent to this account. Many offices will communicate with you by MassArt email; please check your MassArt email address regularly.

International Students: Until you arrive on campus, we will try to communicate with you via both your personal and your MassArt email addresses; however, we strongly encourage you to check MassArt email regularly for important information from all MassArt offices.

If you never received information about accessing your MassArt student email, please contact:

Admissions Operations Team, Office of Admissions
admissionsops@massart.edu • 617.879.7222

For questions about activating your MassArt email, passwords, or other technical support, please contact: 

Help Desk, Office of Information Technology
helpdesk@massart.edu • 617.879.7888

IMMUNIZATION RECORD & COVID VACCINE REQUIREMENTS

Massachusetts college immunization law requires each college to have on file a complete record of immunizations for all full-time undergraduate students. Incoming students must submit the Immunizations and COVID-19 vaccination records no later than December 15th.

Immunizations and vaccination records can be uploaded via CastleBranch; further instructions will be provided via email by the Immunizations Team.

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.

If you need more information about tuition charges or a payment plan, please contact MassArt's Bursar's Office at 617.879.7900 or email 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 13th, the Friday before the semester begins. If any changes are made to your schedule, you will be notified via your MassArt email address.

Students have the opportunity to make changes to their course schedule during the first two weeks of the semester until the Add/Drop deadline of February 1.

VIEW THE FULL ACADEMIC CALENDAR

Please check your MassArt email for frequent updates about move-in and Orientation.

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!

Academic Resource Center
arc@massart.edu • 617.879.7280

Admissions
admissions@massart.edu • 617.879.7222

Bookstore
bkstr.com/massartanddesignstore • 617.739.4770

Business Office
bursar@massart.edu • 617.879.7900

Commuter Programs
more information

Counseling and Wellness Center
counseling@massart.edu • 617.879.7760

Housing and Residential Life
housing@massart.edu • 617.879.7750

International Education Center 
Maggie Shirland, International Student Advisor
maggie.shirland@massart.edu • 617.879.7717

Justice, Equity, and Transformation
jet@massart.edu • 617.879.7060

Orientation
Katy Hamm, Director of Student Engagement
khamm@massart.edu • 617.879.7723

Public Safety
publicsafety@massart.edu • 617.879.7810

Registrar's Office
registrar@massart.edu • 617.879.7272

Office of Student Financial Assistance
financialaid@massart.edu • 617.879.7849


admissions@massart.edu • T: 617.879.7222 • F: 617.879.7250