Boot Camp

Why: To help writing progress leading to completion of the thesis, dissertation, or capstone project.
What: Focused writing time (80-100%) plus options for mini-workshops on topics such as: Getting Started and Staying on Track; Organization: Physical and Virtual Workspaces; Review of Writing Mechanics; The Review and Editing Process; Databases: Content & Usage; PLUS optional one-on-one tutorial sessions with a writing tutor from the Center for Academic Achievement and editorial services by an expert thesis/dissertation reader (additional fees apply for tutoring and editorial services).


Registration covers FOUR sessions: Friday evenings from 5:00 p.m.-9:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. You are expected to attend all four sessions.

  • Session I January 22-23, 2016
  • Session II February 5-6, 2016
  • Session III February 19-20, 2016
  • Session IV March 18-19, 2016

TENTATIVE Spring 2016 Boot Camp Schedule

Where: ETSU Sherrod Library, room 309

How to Register:

DEADLINES for registration:

Non-ETSU students:   January 14, 2016

ETSU students:   January 19, 2016

Click here for the Online Registration form and online payment

Cost is $150.

Registration includes catering for Friday evenings, Saturday breakfasts and lunches, and Saturday afternoon snacks.

NEW!   Check out former boot camp alumni and read their testimonials on the Boot Camp Alumni Page

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