Important Dates for MFA Students

Spring 2021

February 1

Candidacy forms due for August 2021 graduates.

March 1

Deadline for applications for 2021 – 22 TA'ships and GA'ships to the Graduate Coordinator.

March 26

Thesis proposals for Fall 2021 299 and 298D credit due; to be submitted to the graduate committee to take Thesis units in Fall 2021.  

April 2

Deadline for December 2021 to submit Candidacy petitions forms to GAPE.

April 12

May 2021 graduates thesis submission deadline (signed by Thesis Committee members) to the Graduate Studies College office.

May 17

Deadline to sign-up for the Fall 2021 MFA Exam.

June 7

Last day for May 2021 graduates to submit approved MA and MFA theses for electronic publication. (Remember to select the “embargo” option.)

July 1

Deadline for August 2019 graduates to submit approved theses to Graduate Studies.

July 7

August 2021 thesis submission deadline for graduates (signed by Thesis Committee members) to the Graduate Studies College office.

September 13

Last day for August 2021 graduates to submit approved MA and MFA theses for electronic publication. (Remember to select the “embargo” option.)


CLA SJSU

Center for Literary Arts Reading Series (2020-2021)

Sept. 17 Naomi Shihab Nye
Oct. 22 Carmen Maria Machado
Nov. 12 Ling Ma
Feb. 4 Kiese Laymon
Feb. 25 Susan Choi
March 18 Laila Lalami
April 8 Lillian-Yvonne Bertram
May 6 Ottessa Moshfegh