January 31, 2023
  • MFA Committee Form signed and delivered to Kat via email.
    • Committee members may sign this form electronically in Adobe.
  •  Thesis Abstract submitted to committee members
February 26 - 28, 2023

Student schedules meeting and meets with full committee

August 4, 2023

Detailed Thesis Outline due to all committee members (see guidelines)

September 1, 2023

Plan of Study & Final Exam Request completed with Program Administrator

September 29, 2023

Apply for graduation online

October 10, 2023

Plan of Study and Final Exam Request due to Graduate College

October 10, 2023

Final Draft of thesis due to full committee. (see guidelines)

October 20, 2023 or 2 weeks before MFA show 
  • 30 postcards delivered to office if you would like us to campus mail them to our faculty members.
  • All publicity material delivered to the Program Administrator, images and copy for website and social media.
October 30, 2023 or 1 week before MFA Show 

Show title and your name emailed to Studio Coordinator for vinyl cutting.

October 27, 2023

MFA Group Show Deadline - Send to Program Administrator

  • Image of your work to be used on group show postcard
  • Your name as you would like it to appear
  • Title of show if different than “UICB MFA Thesis Exhibit”
November 6 - 17, 2023

MFA Defense scheduled

October Date TDB

Deadline to Register for Commencement: https://grad.uiowa.edu/commencement

November 13 - 17, 2023
  • Final Examination Meetings
  • 10-20 select images from your thesis work delivered to the UICB Office. These can be emailed or transferred via a pin drive.  300 dpi with 2000px on longest side
November 27, 2023

Final Exam Report due to Graduate College

December 4, 2023

Deposit of Thesis due to Graduate College by 5pm!

December 8, 2023

UICB Open House and MFA reception

December 15, 2023

UI Grad College Commencement