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.

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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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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

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
Spring 2018  
Housing Renewal Deadline February 15, 2018
Housing Refund Deadline February 28, 2018
Housing Move In March 29, 2018
Orientation April 3-4, 2018
First Day of Class April 5, 2018
*Memorial Day May 28, 2018
Last Day of Class / Los Angeles Graduation June 18, 2018
San Francisco Graduation June 15, 2018
Housing Move Out (if not renewing) June 19, 2018
Housing Transfer June 21, 2018

* Campus is closed

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