Dissertation Boot Camp “Before Dawn”—session 2

The Eagle Thesis and Dissertation Boot Camp is designed to provide a supportive environment for intense, focused writing time, as well as structure and motivation to overcome typical roadblocks in the dissertation process. It is an interruption-free, stress-free, no-excuses-just-do-it writing time for Master's and Ph.D. students.

The 2015 Dissertation Boot Camp took place in November, 2015. Stay tuned for our 2016 events!

“Dissertation Boot Camp helped me get rid of many counterproductive writing habits, in only five days. I wish I had done this sooner!”
Kerri Froc, PhD candidate, Law


Dissertation Boot Camp "After Dark"—session 3

Dissertation Boot Camp—session 4

Dissertation Writing Boot Camp: Stage 2 (January 11 - 15, 2016)
Students in Stage 2 have already written a good portion of the dissertation, thesis, or proposal (e.g. a third or more of the literature review, some of the results, etc)


Comments from previous doctoral students indicate that one of the biggest challenges to completing a dissertation is simply finding dedicated time, absent from distractions and interruptions, to make progress. Our Dissertation Boot Camps provide a dedicated time and location for students to come together and work toward the completion of their dissertations.Dissertation Boot Camp is a three-day intensive writing workshop that provides the focus, structure, and motivation to help address and overcome some of the typical roadblocks doctoral students may encounter during the dissertation writing process. Participants will have access to a quiet, comfortable working environment, writing support, daily lunch and snacks, and opportunities for personal reflection.students have indicated that writing a dissertation is often accompanied by a sense of isolation. Dissertation Boot Camp provides an opportunity to meet others, work side by side with them, and establish a sense of community.If you are interested in starting your own Dissertation Boot Camp in a department or program, please the Hume Center for our Dissertation Boot Camp starter kit.