Graduate Writing Boot Camps

Maintaining momentum on your dissertation or graduate writing projects can be tough, but making a commitment to structured writing time can help. Writing in the presence of others brings a sense of solidarity and productivity that get you through the complex challenges of large projects. For these reasons, the Writing Center sponsors  four-day writing boot camps to get serious productivity done during breaks.

Graduate Writing Boot Camps will be held online during fall 2021. Spring 2022 dates: tbd

Boot camps run during the January intersession and during Spring Break.

Virtual writing boot camps will take place online through Microsoft Teams. There will not be any tutoring or lectures. We’ll have a few check-ins each day to keep us accountable and on track, but most of the time will be reserved for quiet writing. The point is to make a commitment to your writing and to get as much done as possible. Because of this, we recommend signing up for all four days if you’re able to and committing to working the entire day. Reserve this time for your writing as you would reserve time for a class or a conference.

If you are interested in participating, please register by using the form below.

Graduate Writing Boot Camp Dates 2021-22

January Boot Camp: tbd
Spring Break Boot Camp: tbd
May Boot Camp: tbd

All boot camps run 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET on the dates listed.

Questions? Contact gradwriting@uconn.edu

Register for a Writing Boot Camp

    We strongly recommend that you try to attend at least two days in a row.
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.