The purpose of this handbook is to outline and clarify the MFA’s: program of study, procedures & policies, and expectations. This handbook will be updated regularly.

MFA Student Handbook

150.010 – Academic Probation
150.020 – Administrative Probation
150.030 – Administrative Dismissal
160.020 – Candidate Records
160.030 – Library & Learning Resources
160.040 – MFA Program Staff & Committee
190.020 – MFA Degree Requirements
190.030 – Transfer Credits & Advanced Standing
190.040 – Withdrawal & Refund Policy
190.050 – Initial Retreat & Role of the Advisor
190.060 – Registration for Graduate Credit
190.070 – Late Registration & Term Without Credit (TWC)
190.080 – Deferred Admission
190.085 – Leaves of Absence & Extensions
190.090 – Full-Time Credit Load
190.100 – Add/Drop/Change
190.110 – MFA Retreats
190.120 – Mentored Projects
190.130 – Intensives
190.140 – Workshops
190.150 – Thesis Project
190.160 – Credit Distribution
190.170 – Credit Awarding
190.180 – Credit Awarding Standards
190.190 – Evaluation Procedures
190.200 – Progress Reviews
190.210 – Documentation & Evaluation
190.230 – Documentation & Signatures
190.240 – Teaching Assistantships
190.250 – Candidate Representation
210.010 – Components of Final Thesis Project
210.020 – Procedure of Final Thesis Project
210.030 – Sample: Signature Page
210.040 – Sample: Title Page
250.010 – MFA Evaluation Rubric
250.020 – Letter to Project Mentors
250.030 – Procedures for Mentor Projects
250.040 – Critique Primer

General Policies

Maine Media Workshops + College has adopted a list of General Policies to ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all members of the campus community. It is up to all students to review these policies. To view Maine Media’s General Policies please go here.