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Graduate Writing Workshop

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The University of Tampa offers a two-week intensive writing enrichment workshop for graduate students. EWGL 6000 Effective Writing at the Graduate Level is designed primarily for graduate students whose first language is not English, but domestic students are welcome as space allows. Workshop participants must be admitted to a graduate program in the U.S. before being eligible to take the workshop. It is recommended, though not required, students have completed some graduate level study before taking the workshop. The workshop is open to students from all universities, not just those accepted into one of The University of Tampa’s graduate programs. Academic credit is not awarded for this workshop, but participants satisfactorily completing the course work will receive a certificate of completion and may add the workshop to their co-curricular transcript.

The workshop provides graduate level students, especially those whose first language is not English, an opportunity to improve the quality of their writing, learn how to write faster, use discipline-specific terminology correctly and gain a working understanding of the cultural implications of their writing, such as correct documentation of another author’s work. It is designed to help students quickly transition into an unfamiliar educational system and overcome communication deficiencies. Instruction is provided by faculty with experience teaching students in varying cultures and languages, and tutoring sessions are led by current and past graduate students. The format of the workshop accommodates a wide variety of participants.

Register now for this valuable workshop, because the number of participants is strictly limited.
Registering and paying early will reserve your seat in EWGL 6000 Effective Writing at the Graduate Level.


Workshop fee, study materials, etc.
U.S. $895 
Prepayment is required. 
The cost includes the workshop fee, study materials, limited campus printing, certificate of completion and lunch each day. The cost does not include laptop rental (optional), housing or transportation to/from campus.

Class Schedule

Tutorials, group work, instructor and peer critique and more.

Since this is an intensive workshop, participants will be given assignments to complete outside the classroom, so time should be allowed for this work in evenings and during the weekend.

Week 1

Monday through Friday
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – structured classroom and group exercises with a one-hour lunch break (lunch provided in classroom)
Monday through Thursday 
3:30-5 p.m. – optional consultation sessions with tutors

Week 2

Monday through Thursday 
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. – structured classroom and group exercises with a one-hour lunch break (lunch provided in classroom)
3:30-5 p.m. – optional consultation sessions with tutors
10 a.m.-1 p.m. – structured classroom and group exercises; awarding certificates of completion (lunch provided in classroom)
Structured classroom and group exercises may include tutorials and exercises, videos, small group work, individual work time, instructor and peer critique, and lecture.


Bring a laptop computer.
All students must have access to a laptop computer with a recent version of Microsoft Word to bring to class (arrangements can be made to rent a laptop to non-UT students who may not have one; UT students may check one out at the library). Arrangements will be made for non-UT students to have temporary network and Blackboard access, email and campus printing privileges.

Location and Housing

Early access to their residence hall rooms for UT students.
All workshop classes are held on the campus of The University of Tampa, 401 W Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL. University of Tampa students who have on-campus housing must make appropriate arrangements with the Office of Residence Life for early access to their residence hall rooms. Participants who are not University of Tampa students may not live on campus during the workshop.


Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies.
For additional information, contact the Office of Graduate and Continuing Studies at or (813) 258-7409.