Important Dates for MFA Students
Fall 2013 Semester
Sept. 9: Deadline for 2013 graduates to submit MFA or MA Thesis to Thesis Director
Sept. 13: Deadline for December 2013 graduates to file or reactivate applicationfor graduation with Grad Studies.
Sept. 20: MFA Comprehensive Exam distributed (9 AM).
Sept. 23: MFA Comprehensive Exam due (5 PM).
Sept. 30: Alan Soldofsky and Nick Taylor, reading and book party (7 PM) MLK Library 225-229.
Oct. 1: Deadline for May 2014 graduates to file Department Request for Candidacy form with GAPE.
Oct. 19: MFA Faculty reading at LitQuake in San Francisco: time, place TBA.
Oct. 24: Deadline to submit thesis proposals for Spring 2014 299 credits to Grad Committee.
Oct. 31: Deadline for submitting thesis for review by GS&R.
Spring 2014 Semester
Feb. 8: Deadline for May 2012 graduates to submit thesis to second and third readers.
Feb. 10: Deadline for August 2012 graduates to file Departmental Request for Candidacy form.
Feb. 15: Deadline for May 2013 graduates to file for graduation or file graduation date change with the Graduate Studies Office.
Feb. 15 - 18: MFA Comprehensive exam.
March 1: Deadline for Fall 2013 MFA applications.
March 2: Applications due for GA/TA positions in the English Department.
March 6 - 9: AWP Annual Conference (Boston)
April 5: Deadline for May 2013 graduates to submit signed thesis to Graduate Studies Office.
April 5: Deadline for August 2013 graduates to submit request for candidacy form to Graduate Studies Office.
April 5: Deadline to submit thesis proposals for Fall 2013 credits to Department Graduate Committee (note—you should not wait to submit until the last day).
April 18: SJSU Legacy of Poetry Day.
May 11: MFA Graduation (2:00 p.m., MLK Library).
June 14: Deadline for May 2013 graduates to submit MA and MFA thesis copies for electronic publication (or embargoing).
July 1: Deadline for August 2013 graduates to submit signed MFA thesis to Graduate Studies Office.
Sept. 14: Deadline for August 2013 graduates to submit MA and MFA thesis copies for electronic publication (or embargoing).