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Thesis Retreat and Writing Accountability Sessions

Looking for some extra support and kinship while crafting your graduate thesis, project, dissertation?

Join Dr. Caroline Vickers, Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, for one full day of goal setting, intensive writing, community building, and nourishment.

Hosted by the Office of Graduate Studies and the Graduate Writing Center. Funding provided by IRA.  

Thesis Retreat Date and Time: Friday, September 16, 2022, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Click here for additional information and to view the day's agenda.

Writing Accountability Sessions

Boot Camp attendees will join a small group of peers once a week for dedicated writing time, comradery, and support from a writing coach. Groups meet for eight weeks.

  Learn more about our Boot Camps and Writing Accountability Sessions on our new Writing Resources page. 

Writing Resources


Thesis, Project, and Dissertation Formatting Workshops

Learn to use the Graduate Studies formatting template and take the worry out of formatting. Learn how to format headings, text, and the table of contents automatically!   Note: the formatting template is a Microsoft Word document.  

Fall Semester 2022

Thesis Submission Process Workshops

Publication on CSUSB Scholarworks is a requirement for most students completing a thesis, project, or dissertation as their culminating experience. Familiarize yourself now with the thesis, project, and dissertation submission and review process: important deadlines, forms, and university requirements.  

Fall Semester 2022

Graduate Research Workshops

Presented by the Pfau Library
The Pfau Library offers a wide array of workshops to help you hone your research skills. Below is a shortlist of their many offerings. Please check the library workshop calendar for a complete list, dates, and locations, and to register.

  • Zotero: Citation Management Made Free and Fun
  • Introduction to OneSearch
  • Maximize your Full-Text Retrieval
  • Library Research for Graduate Students
  • Conducting a Literature Review
  • Critical Information Literacy for Graduate Teaching Assistants  .