Dissertation Writers’ Retreats
The Writing Studio’s dissertation writers’ retreat series provides dissertating graduate students with time to work individually in a quiet, collegial atmosphere. During retreats, we couple ample writing time with optional, one-on-one consultations and daily workshops meant to focus writers on their argumentation, chapter structure, and daily writing goals. We hold an annual week-long retreat during the summer and mini-retreats during fall and spring breaks.
Information about upcoming or recent retreats can be found below.
Fall Dissertation Writers’ Retreat
Spring Dissertation Writers’ Retreat*
March 7-8, 2022
Sponsored by the Graduate School and
The Writing Studio will host a dissertation writers’ retreat during spring break. The retreat is designed to provide dissertating students with a community of support and opportunities for goal setting and skill building alongside loosely structured time to work individually on their writing projects. Graduate students working on master’s theses and other advanced writing projects are also welcome to participate. We will couple ample writing time with optional daily workshops and one-on-one writing consultations.
Registration is required by Monday, February 21. To register, please complete the form here: https://redcap.link/k3cygmyz. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance by Thursday, February 24 and asked to confirm their participation by Tuesday, March 1.
We currently plan to offer the retreat in person in alignment with the university’s plan to resume in-person activities beginning January 24. If circumstances require that we move the event online, applicants will be notified no later than February 24.
9:00 Morning Check-In
9:20-11:50 Writing Time
11:50 End of Morning Session Check-In
1:00- 2:00 Daily Workshop
2:00 Check-in for Afternoon Writing Session
2:10-3:50 Writing Time
2:00-3:50 Optional One-On-One Writing Consultations
3:50 End of Day Check-In
Questions? Please contact email@example.com.