week-long boot camp

 Application

dissertationbootcamp/Boot camp application

Option 2:       

Week-long:      ________________ June 25-29 (fee – $250 for NIU students due by June 25)

Week-long:      ________________ July 23-27 (fee – $250 for NIU students due by July 23)

The week-long boot camps will be limited to 20 participants on a first come, first serve basis. Although priority will be given to NIU students, doctoral candidates from other universities will be welcome to enroll. Snacks will be provided each day, and lunch will be provided on Friday

Monday

  • 9:00-9:45: opening workshop (strategies for understanding boot camp process)
  • 10:00-12:30: focused writing
  • 12:30-1:15: brown bag lunch and workshop – Panel of individuals who have recently completed their dissertations
  • 1:30-4:00: focused writing and/or UWC feedback sessions

Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

  • 9:00-9:45: opening workshop (strategies for writing dissertations)
  • 10:00-12:30: focused writing
  • 12:30-1:15: brown bag lunch and relaxation
  • 1:30-4:00: focused writing/UWC feedback sessions

Friday

  • 9:00-12:30: focused writing
  • 12:30-2:00: UWC-provided lunch, debriefing, and workshop on maintaining momentum