Help with writing progress leading to completion of the thesis, dissertation, or capstone
MS, Chemistry, Spring 2019
Boot camp training was what I really needed because it created an atmosphere for me
to successfully write my thesis. It drew my attention to all of the necessary information,
software, tools, websites, and databases that I needed for my thesis. It provided
me with faculty members that taught and guided me on how to use latest tools for my
During the boot camp training, I had the opportunity to get answers to all my questions
about thesis writing. It showed me that I can discipline myself and write my thesis
for more than 10 hours in a day if I want to. God bless y'all.
What is Boot Camp?
Focused writing time in Sherrod Library OR in your own space as a remote/online student,
plus optional workshops and training on topics such as:
Getting Started and Staying on Track
Time and Project Management
Graduate Student Writing Basics
ETD Submission and Review Process
Why attend Boot Camp?
To help writing progress leading to completion of a major writing or research project,
a thesis, a dissertation, or capstone project.
The best way to know how to decide if boot camp is right for you is to hear from past
campers. Click here to find out what others are saying about boot camp.
When is the next Boot Camp?
Session I September 3-4, 2021
Session II September 17-18, 2021
Session III October 1-2, 2021
Session IV October 22-23, 2021
Registration covers FOUR sessions: Friday evenings from 5:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m. and Saturdays
from 9:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Boot Camp will be offered as a hybrid camp both online via D2L/Zoom and on ground
in Sherrod Library, Room 309 and the 311 suite.
Boot Camp, Fall 2021, is a hybrid camp with identical and concurrent offerings for
on-ground and online participation.
Registration for Fall 2021 boot camp is now closed.
Non-ETSU students: August 18, 2021 ETSU students: August 25, 2021
This Fall 2021 schedule is Tentative. Please download a new schedule before camp begins for the most up
to date offerings and times.