GSG Graduate Writing Days

Graduate Writing Days provides a structured space at Campus Club for graduate students to write, regardless of whether you are writing your dissertation, a book chapter, grant proposal, article, or conference paper.

Graduate Writing Days offers:
Plenty of caffeine and a generous spread of breakfast food
A complementary writing program to Dissertation Boot Camp
An independent, low-intensity, flexible writing space
Work space to suit your style (quiet zone or cafe atmosphere)
Tips and strategies for the writing process
Optional weekly debriefing groups

Graduate Writing Days: Summer Edition meets Tuesdays from 9:00 am-12:00 pm at the Campus Club.  Dates available for sign-up are:

  • August 5
  • August 12
  • August 19
  • August 26
  • September 2

Sign up for as many sessions as you like but please do stay for the full three-hours at each session.

Send your questions to Kelsey Hughes at

Graduate Writing Days: Summer Edition is sponsored by the Graduate School.

A quick history

Brooke Macnamara, a Ph.D. student in Psychology, started GWD in 2011.  She initially got funding from the Graduate School for ten 3-hour sessions per semester for 25 participants per session.  Due to the popularity of the program, the program was expanded to 40 participants per session.  Currently, the program management is being transitioned to the Academic Affairs Committee Chairperson of the GSG to ensure that the program continues.