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Thesis Boot Camp and Writing Accountability Sessions

Looking for some extra support and kinship while crafting your graduate thesis, project, dissertation, or other major class project? Sign up for the Thesis Boot Camp and Writing Accountability Group Sessions!

The Office of Graduate Studies has teamed up with the Graduate Writing Center to offer Thesis Boot Camp and Writing Accountability Sessions to writers who have had their proposal approved, have collected their research, and are ready to draft their theses, projects, or dissertations.

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

Check back in August for the 2022-2023 Thesis Boot Camp and Writing Accountability Schedule!


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.  

Summer 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.  

Summer 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