The MFA in Design program is located in SU's Smith Hall. The building is centrally located on the main campus and features professional studio facilities, a graduate gallery, and fabrication labs.
Design students have the opportunity to take advantage of Syracuse University’s vast resources, including Bird Library and the Special Collections Research Center, which houses outstanding collections in the design field.
Throughout the year the design program and the School of Design welcomes numerous nationally and internationally known visiting designers to campus. Spanning the disciplines, these guests, some of whom are alumni, give presentations and lectures and often critique student work. They are a critical component of your artistic growth. Recent guests have included Glen Hougan, Patricia Moore H'12, Thom Filicia ’93, Massimo Vignelli, Alan Dye ’97, Garth Roberts, and Kyung-Won Chung G'80.