Summer Dissertation House at UMBC: July 10-13, 2012

Spend 4 days writing … make progress on your dissertation!

The Summer Dissertation House is coming to UMBC, July 10-13.  Graduate students who plan to participate should follow the application procedures on the application webpage for the Dissertation House.

Open application period: April 30, 2012 – May 14, 2012.

Applications received after May 14, 2012 will be considered for the DH waiting list. More information about the Dissertation House:

The Dissertation House runs from 9 AM – 5PM, for four days, Tuesday, July 10 through Friday, July 13.

  • Students must plan to attend the full session, for each of the 4 days. 
  • Daily schedule includes 2 mini-lectures, and 5 hours of writing per day.
  • Breakfast, Lunch, and a snack will be served daily.
  • The Dissertation House is free for UMBC’s graduate students.
  • There are 15 spaces available for the Dissertation House. 
  • Details regarding eligibility can be found on the application page of the website for the Dissertation House.
  • Subscribe to the website:

 Read about The Dissertation House in UMBC’s Alumni Magazine: Byrne, R.  (2011, Fall) “The Write Stuff”, UMBC Magazine. p. 12

 Please login to myUMBC, go to PROMISE Events  and click “I can attend”.  *AND* follow the application procedures on the main website for the Dissertation House:

 Tuesday, 7/10 – Friday, 7/13/2012, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm, Commons 329

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