MFA Graphic Design graduate students share a graduate lab equipped with 27-inch iMacs with the Adobe Creative Suite, large format Epson printer, Canon Y3i SLR camera, digital projector, iPad, and Wacom tablets. This workspace also serves as the classroom for the graduate seminar course each semester.
Additional facilities include a 32-inch laser cutter, Makerbot 3D printer, letterpress, and a fully equipped photo studio. High end color ink jet and large format printers are available in the building’s open lab. Students also have access to the FAU MetroLab on the Fort Lauderdale campus for MFA exhibitions and other curatorial opportunities.
Also housed in the same building are the faculty and facilities for the School of Communication Multimedia Studies. Students are able to work with faculty in this program as well as the studio art faculty on the Boca Raton campus.
The VAAH department and Designers’ Edge student group sponsor notable local and national designers on campus to jury student shows and curate exhibitions. Past designers have included: Deanne Cheuk, Brent Rollins, Karim Zariffa, Gail Anderson, Ellen Lupton, Haley Johnson, Rick Valicenti, John Pobojewski, Lis Resnick, and Terry Marks
The FAU Schmidt Gallery in Boca Raton has hosted national design exhibitions including Raymond Pettibon: the Punk Years 1978-86, Rick Valicenti and 3st’s Curiosities exhibition, The Graphic Imperative, Graphic Noise: Art at 1,000 decibels.
The MFA Graphic Design program is located on the Davie campus of FAU. FAU's Davie campus is located on 38 acres in western Broward County and is the University's second largest campus after the Boca Raton campus. FAU colleges offering courses at the FAU Davie campus include Design and Social Inquiry; Arts and Letters; Business; Education; Nursing; and Science. Other support facilities include a student Wellness Center and a multi-service Student Union.