Student Services

Student Housing

The College has lodging on its Rockport campus for students. The campus residence offers 30 hotel-grade bedrooms, each with a queen sized bed, private bath, phone, cable TV and wireless Internet access. The Residence is directly across the street from the main campus and also contains three classrooms, lounge, conference room and coin laundry.

Student Activity Fees

The Certificate in Collaborative Filmmaking (CCF) program has a fee of $150 per term is assessed each student to cover a variety of non-academic services, including receptions, guest speakers, exhibitions, high speed Internet access and a student accident insurance policy.

WiFi and Printing

Students have access to the Internet throughout the campus via WiFi connectivity. A printer is available for student use.

The Library

The Maine Media College Library is located in the Haas Building. There are standard reference works, both specialized and general, as well as periodicals, CDs, videos, DVDs, and audio tapes on a variety of subjects. Books and other materials on the work of past and contemporary imagemakers are represented. There is a study and research area located adjacent to the library. All MMC students are eligible for Rockport Library cards and may use the Rockport Public Library.

Mental Health & Substance Abuse Counseling

Should a student have need of professional counseling, Maine Media College has an informal relationship with MidCoast Mental Health of Rockland, a bordering town, for professional substance abuse or mental health services.

Student Accident/Injury Insurance

Maine Media College provides Professional Certificate students with 24-Hour Accident medical insurance through United States Fire Insurance Company. This is accident only coverage. Benefits are not payable for loss due to sickness. The policy pays benefits for specific losses from accidents only. The coverage is excess over any other valid and collectible insurance a student may have. However, even if a student is covered under other insurance, this plan will cover unpaid balances, deductibles and those eligible expenses not covered by other insurance. If there is no other coverage, this program pays on a Primary basis up to the limits of the policy.

For further information see the Long Term Resident Student Health, Accident & Injury Insurance Policy in the Professional Certificate Student Handbook here.

Safety

The entire campus has been inspected by the state fire marshall and is in compliance with all current codes. Two of the buildings are sprinklered, all have smoke and flame detectors and alarm systems. All labs are in compliance with the State DEP with regard to the safe disposal of hazardous waste. To view Maine Media Workshops + College annual Campus Security, Safety & Fire Report click here.

Student Transcripts

The Admissions office is responsible for processing applications. The Registrar processes registrations and the transfer of credits and maintains student records. Credit letters, transcripts and liaisons with other institutions are also administered by the Registrar. Transcripts are both computerized and available in hard copy.

The Student Handbook

This manual contains policies on all aspects of student life, academic policy on probation, dismissal and procedures for grievance. Each student receives the handbook upon arrival, and it can be viewed here:

Professional Certificate Student Handbook

MFA Student Handbook

Handicapped Access

The Workshops is housed in numerous older buildings in which handicapped (wheelchair) access is limited. However, all new construction provides wheelchair access and, when necessary, certain classes are moved to these facilities to accommodate students with disabilities.

Financial Aid is Available

Information on Federal Financial Aid and Scholarships can be found here. Every attempt is made to provide support for individuals who show talent and are in need.