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Dissertation and Thesis Writing Retreat

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James Branch Cabell Library, Lecture Hall (Room 303)
901 Park Ave., Richmond, Va. 23284


VCU Libraries invites ABD students, doctoral candidates and masters thesis writers to a series of writing retreats. Spacious writing space with big tables and power strips will be available 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. each day. Drop in anytime and stay as late as you like.

Optional sessions will be offered on a variety of topics. During the session times, participants can either attend the session or continue writing.

The event is free and open to all. Parking is available for a fee in the West Broad Street, West Main Street and West Cary Street parking decks. For special accommodations, or to RSVP by phone, please call the VCU Libraries Events Office at (804) 828-0593.

Schedule of Retreats

  • Monday, Jan. 6
  • Monday, Feb. 3
  • Monday, March 2
  • Monday, April 13

All retreats: 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.


The Dissertation and Thesis Writing Retreat is organized in partnership with the VCU Graduate School, the VCU Writing Center and the VCU Wellness Resource Center.


VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
901 Park Ave., Box 842033
Richmond, VA 23284-2033
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-1111
All Libraries
Tompkins-McCaw Library MCV Campus
509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
Toll-free: (844) 352-7399
(804) 828-0636

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