Sign Up for Thesis Boot Camp!

Monday, Jan 23, 2017
by aggordon

2017: the year you write your thesis, and graduate!  Set yourself up for a happy spring with an Intersession Thesis Boot Camp.  See below for details and links; space is limited, so sign up soon.

INTERSESSION Thesis Boot Camps
in the Residential Colleges


You don’t have to be “writing” to benefit from Thesis Boot Camp.

Make headway on your thesis!

Combat procrastination!

Finish a few chapters
or even a first draft 
for a Feb. deadline!


Sign up now for one of

the thesis bootcamps!





Boot camp @ Butler/Wilson: SIGN UP

Monday 1/30 – Friday 2/3, 9 am – 1:30 pm EVERY DAY, Wilcox Commons.

Please note: you must commit to the full program, M-F, 9am – 1:30pm.  Brief workshops over lunch will help you with substantive topics including data visualization and how to outsmart your inner procrastinator.  Includes healthy snacks and caffeinated beverages, as well as free catered lunches (and Friday happy hour for all who complete the week). 

Boot camp @ Rocky/Mathey: SIGN UP

Monday 1/30 – Friday 2/3, 1 pm – 5:30 pm EVERY DAY, Rocky Dining Hall.

Please note: you must commit to the full program, M-F, 1-5:30pm, including an opening workshop on Monday and closing goal-setting workshop on Friday.  In addition to snacks and drinks every day, we will have a special dinner on Friday February 3rd for all who participated throughout the week.

Bootcamp @ Whitman: SIGN UP

Monday 1/30 – Friday 2/3, 8:30 am – 1 pm EVERY DAY, Whitman Library

A quiet space for focused research, thinking, and writing.  Writing mentors available for consultation.  Coffee will be available starting at 8:30 am daily, and lunch will be available around noon each day.

Thesis Cafe @ Forbes

Monday 1/30 – Friday 2/3, 10 am – 10 pm

Come to the Forbes main dining hall, where you can bring your materials, your brainpower, and your stressballs.  To ease the pain and keep you energized for the task, the dining hall will provide healthy snacks. Please RSVP if you are planning to attend: it’s not binding, but we want to make sure we have enough treats for a crowd!

Please note that you may only register for ONE boot camp that includes meals.  Be generous and let other seniors get food too.