Fine Arts Open Learning Community

Graduate level MFA classes in dance and creative writing that are open to community members with a background in the arts.

Lifelong learners, alumni, and anyone with a BA interested in furthering an education in creative writing or dance can take classes through the Fine Arts Learning Community. SMC’s stellar fine arts faculty challenge you to interact with the world around you in creative ways, opening new insights and pathways for imaginative work. Evening, weekend, daytime, and online courses are available.

Explore courses in movement studies, the life of the writer, and more.

How do I sign up?

Enrollment requires following these three steps:

  1.  Confirm with the instructor that a space is available in the course and request permission to join.

  2.  Print and complete this form:

3)  Mail completed form with a check (made out to “Saint Mary’s College of California”) for tuition and registration fee ($35).  The form and check need to be received before the first day of the academic term (September 4, 2019 and February 10, 2020).

For MFA in Creative Writing, mail to:                 For MFA in Dance, mail to:

    MFA in Creative Writing                                                 MFA in Dance
    1928 Saint Mary's Road                                                  1928 Saint Mary's Road
    PMB 4686                                                                       PMB 3001
    Moraga, CA 94575                                                         Moraga, CA 94575                             


MFA in Dance - $890/unit

MFA in Creative Writing -