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Thesis Writing Retreat

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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.

Important Dates

  • Application opens: Friday, December 2nd, 2022
  • Application due date: Monday, December 19th, 2022
  • Email notification to the selected graduate students: Wednesday, December 21st, 2022
  • Event Starts: Tuesday, January 10th - Thursday, January 12th                  

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

Click HERE to access the application.

Additional Information

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