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Thesis Workshops

What are "thesis writing workshops"? Thesis writing workshops, hosted by the CSUSM Writing Center, are an opportunity for you to accomplish work on your thesis in a supportive, distraction-free environment.

Fall 2016 workshop schedule:

September 10th
September 24th
October 15th
November 5th
November 19th

What time are the workshops? Each workshop falls on a Saturday. We work from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Who can attend? Any continuing graduate student working on a thesis, special project, or dissertation is welcome to sign up for the retreat. You can be at any stage of the thesis writing process, including preparing your proposal. In addition, students working on revision of a GWAR paper can also attend.

How many spaces are available? Attendance is limited to 15 participants per day. There are ten computer cubicle workstations available and table space for three to five laptops.

The CSUSM Writing Center will be providing support and materials to all workshop attendees, including:

  • A quiet, comfortable space to write in for up to five hours
  • Knowledgeable writing consultants to offer assistance throughout the day
  • Office supplies & Internet access
  • Free snacks and caffeine!

Cost: FREE

Registration: NOT required. Just show up! However, we appreciate prior notification at

FALL 2017 Hours

Monday - Thursday:
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

The Writing Center

Kellogg 1103

Director: Jeff Harlig

The Writing Center is part of the Centers for Learning & Academic Support Services at CSUSM.


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