Important Dates for MFA Students


Feb. 1: Request for Candidacy deadline for August graduates.

Feb. 1: Graduation application deadline for May 2020 graduates.

Feb. 21 – 24: MFA Exam.

Feb. 24: T.A. Application Deadline

March 1: Graduation application deadline for August 2020 graduates.

April 1: Request for Candidacy Deadline.

April 6: Thesis Submission deadline (Graduate Studies and Department).

May 9: MFA Thesis Reading and Celebration, MLK 225/229 (requested).



Center for Literary Arts Events 


Sept. 21: 7 p.m. – Reed 151 Launch Party featuring T.C. Boyle at the Hammer Theatre Centre.

Oct. 17: 7 p.m. – Gary Kamiya Reading and Conversation with Michael Johns at the Hammer Theatre Centre, 4.

Nov. 7: 7 p.m. – Mighty Mike McGee Reading and Conversation with Tshaka Campbell at  Café Stritch, 374 S 1st St, San Jose.

Feb. 28: 7 p.m. – Lurie Author-in-Residence Nayomi Munaweera Reading in MLK 255.

Mar. 7: 7 p.m. – Steinbeck Fellows Reading:  Kirstin Chen, R.O. Kwon, and Vanessa Hua in the Center for Steinbeck Studies, MLK 590.

Mar. 19: 7 p.m. – Paul Beatty Reading and Conversation with William Armaline at the Hammer Theatre Centre