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Spring Break 2017 Thesis & Dissertation Retreat

February 17, 2017

The Graduate School will host a Thesis & Dissertation Retreat during spring break, from March 22-24, 2017, 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.  The retreat will be Wednesday-Friday, from 10 am-4 pm each day.  

Space in 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 March 6 or until the limit of 25 students is reached (whichever comes first).

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The Graduate School
University of Maryland

2123 Lee Building
7809 Regents Drive
College Park, MD 20742