The August residency schedule is now available on the MFA web page. Please peruse it and note that we are handling the student/faculty meetings differently this time. Rather than provide you with appointments for those meetings, we are going to leave it to you to communicate with your mentors in advance of the residency and find out whether they are available to meet at the residency. If so, you will be able to schedule your own meeting times with your mentors during one of the meal times or during one of several free time periods. Please do not schedule meetings with mentors during other scheduled events!
Tomorrow I will be sending out final confirmations to students and mentors; those messages will begin your process of communication with mentors regarding the residency.
NEW STUDENTS: Meeting with your mentors at the residency is HIGHLY recommended. It's a great way to establish a relationship and to begin the conversation about your upcoming semester in a more personal way than merely communicating online or by phone. Not all of your mentors will be available at the residency, but you should try to meet with those who are available.