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MFA Graduate Coordinator

The graduate coordinator is Tania Mayer. Tania advises applicants and students about application and admission, graduation requirements, funding, petitions, and other administrative matters. (Note: The program director and faculty advise students about course selection, research projects, and other academic matters. The PhD graduate coordinator advises doctoral students.)

Mailing Address

UC San Diego
Dept. of Literature - MFA Program
9500 Gilman Dr., 0410
La Jolla, CA 92093-0410

Note that UCSD addresses are virtual and buildings are not numbered. Be sure to obtain a map and parking information before coming to campus.

MFA Office

(858) 534-8849
139 Literature Bldg.

Office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00am - 4:30pm. The office is closed on university holidays and when the MFA graduate coordinator is away.

Faculty Advising

MFA faculty members are available for academic advising by appointment.


September 1, 2016
Application period opens

December 15, 2016
@ 11:59pm Pacific
Application period closes

February-March 2017
Decision notifications emailed

September 2017
Program begins