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  
Application Deadline                        June 1
LAFSC begins on arrival August 20
Thanksgiving Break November 23-27
LAFSC concludes December 7

Spring 2017

Rolling Admissions
Application Deadline                       
October 1
LAFSC begins on arrival
January 7
Easter Break
April 12-16
LAFSC concludes
April 26


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