Thesis and Dissertation Writing Camp

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The Office of Graduate Studies offers a Thesis and Dissertation Writing Camp each semester to help master's and doctoral students become focused and productive on their thesis or dissertation.  If you are having trouble starting to write, gathering information, working through "writer's block," citing sources, or formatting your document, then this writing camp is for you!


Upcoming Writing Camps

March 28 & 29, 2019
register by March 22, 2019

May 20 & 21, 2019
registration not yet open

What to Expect

Writing Sessions

  • Learn new writing strategies
  • Identify writing obstacles
  • Overcome procrastination
  • Gain valuable feedback
  • Learn from your peers
  • Meet with a technical editor

Past Workshops

  • Best Practices for Writing your Thesis/Dissertation
  • Mastering the Literature Review
  • Formatting your Thesis/Dissertation
  • Using EndNote & Mendeley
  • Using LaTeX
  • Using iThenticate
  • Copyright for the Graduate Student


  • 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
  • Break for lunch from noon to 1:00

How to Register

There is no cost for this event, but registration is required.

To register, please complete the Qualtrics survey below no later than one week before the start of the event. You will recieve an email confirmation and supplementary material before the start of the event. If you have questions, please contact Emily Seals at