PreCollege FAQs

Below you will find the FAQs.

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We will be offering in-person and online options for students interested in attending
PreCollege 2022.

In Person Dates:

2-week program: June 25 - July 9, 2022 (1 credit) 

3-week program: July 10 - July 30, 2022 (2 credits) 

5-week program: June 25 - July 30, 2022 (3 credits) 

Online Dates:
4-week online program: July 5 - July 29, 2022 (2 credits)

Click here to view the curriculum and sample schedule for Summer 2022.

Online classes will be held synchronously via Zoom, where peer and instructor discussions and critiques will be conducted.


Will I be on zoom the entire time?

Class format and “Zoom time” will be structured to accommodate the needs of each class. Most classes incorporate a mix of instructor-led discussion, critique and independent work time. 

View Zoom’s Children’s Educational Privacy Settings here

Yes. Students who earn a C or higher in their PreCollege course will receive college credits. MICA accepts these credits should the student attend Undergraduate Studies at MICA. All other institutions are subject to their individual approval process.


All course times will be held during Eastern Standard Time (EST). 


Pre-College application opens on November 1, 2021 and closes on April 30, 2022. 

6 portfolio pieces


Unofficial High School Transcript (PDF)


The deadline for final payment is May 15, 2022. Please contact the Office of Open Studies to set up a payment plan at (410) 225-2219.

Any student interested in being considered for need based financial assistance, or merit scholarship can select this option as part of the general application. Please note anyone requesting need based financial assistance will need to include additional documentation.

Submit a written request to including your full name and course information.

Facilities Management has implemented enhanced cleaning and sanitizing protocols due to the pandemic that are consistent with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidance for higher education institutions, including a focus on high-touch areas and sanitizing frequency. EPA N-List antimicrobial products for use against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) are being utilized such as: 

SOP Green Klean Chlorinated Disinfectant 

Clarion25 with Microban cleaning solvent 

Floor wax which contains Microban with Clarion25 


Microban Professional kills 99.9% of bacteria in just 60 seconds and provides up to 24 hours of protection from bacteria growth — even after multiple touches. Areas that are cleaned, disinfected and sanitized by Facilities Management include public areas, restrooms, stairs, railings, elevators, door handles, office corridors, conference rooms (public), classrooms, lobbies, kitchenettes (not including appliance interiors, utensils and dishes). Departments/individuals are responsible for cleaning: studio lab equipment, office interiors (furniture, display boards) and personal items (computers, screens, phones). Updated: August 23, 2021