From Open House and DEBUT to summer programs and Admissions One-on-One Visits, there are a wide range of opportunities throughout the year in which you can gain an inside look into our programs and find out what it’s like to be a student here. View our full calendar here.

Campus Tours

Find out how to visit FIDM

If you'll be in California and would like to visit us, see our Campus Tours page for information on our regular open Campus Tours schedule, scheduling a personal tour, or attending a Transfer Student Info Session.
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Open House

Visit FIDM and see the dynamic environment up-close

Each spring, summer, and fall: Take a step closer to a creative career by visiting one of our campuses, where you can get all your questions answered by the experts.

DEBUT Runway Show

See fabulous collections from graduating FIDM Students

DEBUT attracts almost 10,000 people over three days each spring. The event features designs by graduating students in FIDM's Fashion Design and Theatre Costume Design Advanced Study Programs, as well as work from the Interior Design, Digital Media, and Textile Design Students.
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3 Days of Fashion

Attend our 3-day summer program for High School Students

If you love fashion, you won't want to miss our incredible summer event featuring workshops such as Draping, Creative Thinking, and Product Development.

Signature Summer Program

Test drive what its like to be a student at FIDM

Learn both practical and creative skills while you explore and define your goals for a successful career in the creative industries.

Academic & Housing Dates

Fall 2017  
Housing Renewal Deadline August 15, 2017
Housing Refund Deadline August 28, 2017
Housing Move In September 28, 2017
Orientation October 2-3, 2017
First Day of Class October 4, 2017
*Veterans Day (Observed) November 8, 2017
*Thanksgiving Recess November 23-26, 2017
Last Day of Class December 16, 2017
Housing Move Out (if not renewing) December 17, 2017
Housing Transfer December 19, 2017
Winter 2018  
Housing Renewal Deadline November 15, 2017
Housing Refund Deadline November 28, 2017
Housing Move In December 28, 2017
Orientation January 2-3, 2018
First Day of Class January 4, 2018
*Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Birthday January 15, 2018
*Presidents Day (Observed) February 16, 2018
Last Day of Class March 19, 2018
Housing Move Out (if not renewing) March 20, 2018
Housing Transfer March 22, 2018

* Campus is closed

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