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Dissertation Boot Camp

Winner of the 2012 Boston College Division of Student Affairs' Innovative New Program



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.

The 2016 Dissertation Boot Camp will take place from Friday, November 11 - Sunday, November 13.  For more information and to apply, click here!  Applications are due on Friday, October 21!

If you have additional questions or concerns, please contact Darrell Peterson at