Alumni Services & Benefits

As a former student, you are automatically a member of the Alumni Association - an international network of more than 16,000 graduates and students of the College living in every state and 64 countries throughout the world.

The Office of Alumni & Parent Relations administers the MICA Alumni Association. The office works closely with the Alumni Council and all areas of the College to develop programs, services, and communication which benefit our alumni.

Services & Benefits

MICA's Alumni Association is a non-dues paying organization. As a member, you automatically or can apply to receive:

Make sure you hear about upcoming alumni events happening locally, nationally, and globally – update your contact information to ensure you're receiving our email invitations and read our alumni newsletter archives to catch what you might have missed in your inbox!

All alumni have lifetime access to the Joseph Meyerhoff Center for Career Development at MICA. Review career resources, search for or post job and internship opportunities, connect with career advisors, and more.

15% discount* on Non-Degree Learning Opportunities through the Office of Open Studies. (*Use code ALUMNI; Discount does not apply to non-credit courses.)

MICA provides email addresses for all current employees, degree-seeking students and alumni beginning with the class of 2008. If you graduated prior to 2008, you can request an email account by contacting the Office of Alumni Relations at 410.225.2397 or

Alumni, as well as the general public, are welcome to use Decker Library resources for art research purposes on-site. If alumni would like to continue checking out material, including books and items from the Film and Video Collection, an alumni card may be purchased for $25 per year. Click here for more information.

Alumni can receive a 10% discount* at the MICA store by showing your Alumni ID in-person, or shop online and use the code MICAALUMNI2020 for 20% off MICA merch and books (can be used 5 times per alum).

(In-store discount exceptions: Flash drives, printing plates, screens, Holbein sets, course supply packages, 100ct packs of photo paper, event and bus tickets)

For an annual rate of $20/month, alumni can have access to the MICA Fitness Center during open hours. Click here for more information.

Receive 2-for-1 admission to the American Visionary Art Museum (AVAM), Baltimore, MD by showing your MICA Alumni ID card.

Purchase tickets to the National Aquarium online at this link for the MICA community to receive a 20% discount.

Join Zipcar as a MICA alum and save! No application fee (save $25) and only $15 annual fee (save $55/year). Visit this link, click "Join here" and then search for "Maryland Institute College of Art" to sign up!

The annual MICA Alumni Grant program provides up to $1,000 toward a MICA alum’s exhibition, community art project, online and/or gaming experience, design project, publication, or other original work in any arts/design discipline.

These grants are made possible by the MICA Alumni Association and generous gifts from individual alumni donors. By making a gift to our grant fund, 100% of your donation will go directly to a fellow MICA alumni.

Click here to support alumni projects through the MICA Alumni Grants Program.

MICA is hosting a series of five MICA alumni biennial exhibitions, which will begin in 2018 and conclude as a part of MICA's bicentennial celebration in 2026.

To learn more, click here.

Give us your feedback

Additional benefits are continuously being evaluated and incorporated. Let us know if you have any ideas of potential new resources for the alumni community.