Virtual Thesis Retreats at Pollak Library

Stop Worrying and Start Writing!

 

All students writing theses, capstone projects, and dissertations are warmly invited to attend a Virtual Thesis Writing Retreat at Pollak. Accelerate your progress with personalized research and writing support from Librarian Research Consultants and Graduate Writing Consultants. Get motivated in specially-designed breakout sessions focused on the key writing and research skills CSUF students say impede their writing progress. Unwrap this gift of focused writing time in the convenience of your own home study spot. It’s your retreat—use the time your way.

 

Registration is REQUIRED

 

Register for one or all three Fall 2020  online retreats below.


WEDNESDAY, Sept. 23
10 AM-3 PM

Virtual Breakout Sessions via Zoom

  • Thesis Submission and Formatting
  • Data Managment and Analysis

 

REGISTER FOR SEPT. 23

Thursday, Oct 15
9 AM-2 PM

Virtual Breakout Sessions via Zoom

  • Conventions of Writing in the Humanities
  • Thesis Archiving and Data Management Planning 

 

REGISTER FOR OCT. 15

Friday, Nov 13
2-7 PM

Virtual Breakout Session via Zoom

  • Summarizing and Synthesizing Sources


 

REGISTER FOR NOV. 13

Benefits of Thesis Retreats 

Flexible for Busy Students

  • Students can attend part or all of any retreat.
  • Students can attend any single retreat, or all three.
  • Students can write the whole time, or attend special breakout sessions.

What Can Students Do at a Thesis Retreat?

  • Boost their research with individual assistance.
  • Improve their writing with personal guidance.
  • Create a writing group to help them meet their goals.
  • Collaborate at an optional peer-review session.
  • Use their laptop or Pollak’s.
  • Discover writing resources at CSUF.
  • Write!

Empowering Opportunities

Pollak Librarians will help you

  • Beat writers' block
  • Explore research topics
  • Access thesis-writing resources
  • Use APA style
  • Access texts from beyond CSUF
  • And more!

Sponsored by Writing Across the Curriculum, Pollak Library, and the FDC