Important Dates for MFA Students

Spring 2015 Semester

Jan. 29: MFA Program Open House.

Feb. 6: Deadline for December 2015 graduates to file their “Department Request for Candidacy” forms (requires MA or MFA Advisor’s signature).

Feb. 13: Deadline for May 2015 graduates to submit application for award of Master’s Degree to the Graduate Studies Office.

Feb. 20: MFA Comprehensive Exam Distributed (9:00 A.M.)

Feb. 20: Deadline for MFA theses to be submitted to thesis directors.

Feb. 23: MFA Comprehensive Exam Due (5:00 P.M).

Mar. 20: TA and GA applications and thesis proposals for Fall 2015 299 credit due. 

April 1: Applications for 2015-2016 TA and GAships due to the Graduate Coordinator. GA & TA interviews are planned for the first two weeks of April.

April 1: Deadline for thesis proposals to be submitted to the graduate committee to sign up for Fall 2015 299 units.

April 1: Report MFA admission status to Fall 2015 MFA applicants.

April 1: Candidiacy form deadline for students planning a Dec. 2015 graduation.

April 4: Deadline for May 2015 graduates to submit signed theses to the Graduate Studies Office.

May 13: Last day for sign-ups for the Fall 2015 MFA Exam

June 1: Deadline for August 2015 graduates to submit approved theses to Graduate Studies.

June 5: Last date for August 2015 graduates to reactivate or file application for graduation.

June 12: Thesis publication deadline for May 2015 graduates.

Sept. 11: Thesis publication deadline for August 2015 graduates.

CLA SJSU

Center for Literary Arts Events 

Feb4:  Michelle Richmond, Randall Mann CLA reading. 

Feb. 22:  Bich Minh Nguyen, Porter Shreve CLA reading.

Mar. 18:  Kazim Ali reading (CLA and Persian Studies). 

April 2:  Andrew Lam reading and reception.

April 8:  David Perez, CLA reading.

April 22: Susan Choi—Cox Lecturer—CLA reading.

April 23: Susan Choi in Conversation—CLA event.