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Writers' Program New Student Orientation | September 17, 2019

The Writers’ Program New Student Orientation provides information for new or newly enrolled students. This will provide an opportunity for students interested in the Writers’ Program to learn more about our quarterly schedules, our attendance policy, refund deadlines, and how to navigate Canvas, parking, and other logistical questions. Students will be able to participate in a Q&A session with advisors. Students will also have the opportunity to enter a raffle to win giveaway bags that include WP merchandise and one free 10-week course.

September 17, 2019
Tuesday 4pm-6pm
Gayley 121C

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Fall 2019 Catalog

Writers’ Program Comprehensive Brochure

Dates and Deadlines:

  • September 9 — Advanced Course Submission Deadline
  • September 9 — Master Class/Pro Series Submission Deadline
  • September 18-13 — Lake Arrowhead Writing Retreat
  • September 23 — Fall Quarter Begins
  • November 4 — Winter 2020 Catalog Drops
  • January 6 — Winter Quarter Begins

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