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Student Resources

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Welcome, MLA students!

We’ve created this page for easy access to the forms and documents you'll need. If you have any questions about these documents, or about MLA policies, please don’t hesitate to contact the MLA office at or 650-725-0061.

View the current curriculum on the Curriculum page.

Student Resources

MLA Student Handbook 2022-2023


Student Policy Handbook and Axess Instruction Manual

View the Handbook (PDF)

Student and Alumni Directory


This directory is password protected: For password details please email:

View the Directory

Contact Information Update


Need to change your contact information? Update the MLA office with your new address, phone, or email.

Update Information

Enrollment Forms

Student Services Form


For students taking a quarter off from classes

Download Student Services Form (PDF)

Leave of Absence Request


Contact the MLA Associate Dean prior to submitting a leave request.

Leave of Absence Instructions (PDF)

Permanent Withdraw Form


Contact the MLA Associate Dean prior to filling this out. When completed, email to:

Download Withdraw Form (PDF)

Academic Status Forms

Application for Active Status


For students who have completed the core curriculum and their first two seminars.

Download Application Form (PDF)

Declaration of Intent to Proceed


For students who are filing their prospectus; form to accompany the submission.

Download Declaration (PDF)

Sixth-Year Petition


For students in their fifth year who need to apply to extend into a sixth year in the program.

Download Petition (PDF)

Financial Forms

Tuition Assistance Application


Contact the MLA office for information on applying for tuition assistance.