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Schedule
During each class, students receive one-on-one instruction and work both individually and in groups to develop their own projects.

Two classes are offered each day: a morning class from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and an afternoon class from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

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Lunch is from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. Students must bring money to purchase their own lunch on campus.
Portfolio Night
This is a great opportunity for Summer Institute students to engage in conversations about creating a portfolio-ready body of work to include in college applications.
Portfolio Night will be held on Thursday, July 9 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dinner will be provided. Program assistants, who are current or recent DMA undergraduate students, will hold a portfolio night to exhibit their work.
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Students may bring their own portfolios and are encouraged to ask for feedback from program assistants. A representative from UCLA’s School of the Arts & Architecture will then give a short presentation on applying to Arts programs at UCLA.
Extended Lab Night
One extended lab night is required for students on Thursday, July 16, from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. to complete their projects. Dinner will be provided.
Final Exhibition & Closing Reception
The two-week program culminates in a final exhibition of students' works and a closing reception.
This event is held from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on the last day of the program, Friday, July 17 in 1250 Broad Art Center. Family and friends are encouraged to attend.
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Evening / Weekend Activities
Participants may attend optional evening or weekend activities organized by the Office of Residential Life at no additional cost.
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Grades & Transcripts
DMA Summer Institute students earn four quarter units of UC credit on a pass/no pass grading basis.
Transcripts can be ordered online through MyUCLA; they are not automatically sent to students.
More information on grading policies and transcripts can be found on the UCLA Summer Sessions Website.

For questions about the program, please contact Helen Tran, Assistant Director of DMA Summer Institute, at dmainfo@arts.ucla.edu.