Information for Current Students
MLA Degree Requirements
Fall 2015 Mandatory Pre-Term and Mid-Term Workshops
Mandatory Fall 2015 Pre-term Workshops for 1st and 3rd term core studios (GSD 1111 & GSD 1211): Monday, August 17 – Friday, August 21, 2015 (9am – 6pm)
Mandatory Fall 2015 Mid-term Workshops for 1st term core studio (GSD 1111): Monday, October 12 - Monday, October 19, 2015
Mandatory Fall 2015 Mid-term Workshop for 3rd term core studio (GSD 1211): Dates TBD
All entering MLA I candidates must enroll in GSD 1111 and its associated workshops; all entering MLA I AP and MLA II candidates, as well as all second-year MLA I candidates, must enroll in GSD 1211 and its associated workshops. Preparatory information for these workshops is posted to the iSite for new MLA students (access restricted).
Spring 2016 Mandatory Pre-Term and Mid-Term Workshops
Mandatory Spring 2016 Pre-term workshops for 2nd and 4th term core studios (GSD 1112 & GSD 1212): Monday, January 11 through Friday, January 15, 2016 (9 am - 6 pm)
Mandatory Spring 2016 Mid-term Workshops for core studios: Dates TBD
Penny White Prize Submission Deadline: January 4, 2016. See important information and call for proposal guidelines on the prize page.
Charles Eliot Traveling Fellowship Submission Deadline: May 6, 2016
MLA Thesis Guidelines
MLA students must declare thesis by April 1, 2016.
MLA Thesis Handbook (PDF)
MLA Thesis Handbook Appendix I Readings (PDF)
MLA Thesis Handbook Appendix II Archiving Guidelines (PDF)
MLA Thesis Handbook Appendix III Sample Permissions Statement (PDF)
MLA Thesis Handbook Appendix IV PDF Creation Examples (PDF)
GSD community members may access recent MLA theses on Goliath, under Projects > MLA Thesis. Selected MLA theses are also available through HOLLIS (Harvard Library), or as hard copy in the Loeb Design Library.
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