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Thesis Writing Retreat

The application to register for the Summer 2021 retreat will be available in May.

The Virtual Thesis/Project/Dissertation Writing Retreat is a 3 or 4-day event for graduate students who need help finishing their Thesis/Project/Dissertation. A writing expert from the Learning Resource Center will be available to assist students with questions. The retreat is offered in winter and summer during the week from 9AM to 2PM.

Please see below the information pertaining to the 3-Day Winter Retreat.

Important Dates

  • Application opens: TBD        
  • Application due date: TBD 
  • Email notification to the selected graduate students: TBD 
  • Event Starts: TBD 

The retreat offers the following

  • A virtual space via Zoom
  • Feedback and assistance from two writing experts from the Learning Resource Center

Additional writing workshops on topics such as:

  • Managing your time
  • Working with your sources
  • Writing your literature review
  • Social support and peer to peer community building activities

Students commit to

Attend all of the scheduled Zoom meetings

What must you do if chosen to participate in this retreat?

  • Bring what you’ve already written/rough draft
  • Set writing goals for yourself and share those goals

How to Apply

The application to register for the Summer 2021 retreat will be available in May.

Application Link 

Additional Information

If you have any questions, please call the Graduate Studies Office at (818) 677-2138.