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Fall 2016 Thesis & Dissertation Weekend Retreat

September 13, 2016

The Graduate School will host a Thesis & Dissertation Weekend Retreat this fall, October 21-23, to support students working on extended writing projects.

The Thesis & Dissertation Retreat offers participants time to write along with presentations about setting goals, structuring writing time, and addressing obstacles that may complicate progress toward completion.  Participants may also meet with Graduate School Writing Center Fellows for one-on-one consultations about their writing. Participants must have an approved prospectus or thesis topic and must commit to attending each day (Friday, 4:30-8pm; Saturday 10am-5pm; Sunday 12-5pm).

The retreat is limited to 25 students.   A $25 fee (to cover meals and refreshments) will be required to secure a place. 

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Registration is open until October 10 or until the limit of 25 students is reached (whichever comes first).

Contact Information

The Graduate School
University of Maryland

2123 Lee Building
7809 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742