The L.A. Film Studies Center operates on the basis of a sixteen-week semester (approximately four months). The fall semester begins in mid-August and concludes mid-December. The spring semester begins in mid-January and concludes at the end of April. Please review the following timeline for specific dates:

Fall 2016

Rolling Admissions  
Accepting applications until                        July 1
LAFSC begins on arrival August 20
Thanksgiving Break November 23-27
LAFSC concludes December 7


Spring 2017

Rolling Admissions
Accepting applications until                    
November 1
LAFSC begins on arrival
January 9
Easter Break
April 12-16
LAFSC concludes
April 26


Fall 2017

Rolling Admissions  

Regular Deadline

Final Deadline, if space available, accepting applications until                   

May 1

June 1

LAFSC begins on arrival

Aug 19
LAFSC concludes Dec 6


Spring 2018

Rolling Admissions  

Regular Deadline                 

Nov 1

LAFSC begins on arrival

Jan 8
LAFSC concludes Apr 25


*Don't book your travel yet! Admitted students will receive specific travel info upon acceptance.