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MFA Open House

Event Details

November 8—November 10, 2017

Fine Arts Center

Room: Department of Theater

UMass Amherst Campus

Handicap access available
Free admission
Harley Erdman

An MFA open house hosted by the Theater Department is scheduled for Nov. 8-10. Participants are welcome to attend the entire three days or just come for one or two days. See the schedule here (PDF).

Interested parties should RSVP with  dates on campus, area of interest, and the events they’d like to attend by emailing graduate program director Prof. Harley Erdman by Friday, Oct. 27.

All open house events are free.

The next admission deadline is Jan. 15, 2018, for the class to enter fall 2018.

Travel Information


For lodging options in the Amherst area, please visit: http://www.umass.edu/visitorsctr/lodging


Peter Pan Bus (https://peterpanbus.com/), Megabus (https://www.megabus.com/) and Greyhound (https://www.greyhound.com/) run bus services to Amherst.


Amtrak trains run daily to Northampton which is a 15-20-minute cab ride from UMass.




The nearest airport is Bradley International in Connecticut (BDL).

Valley Transporter offers shuttle service between Bradley and UMass: http://www.valleytransporter.com/