The PROMISE Dissertation House is committed to helping students to finish their dissertations. Therefore, we invite all students who have participated in a past Dissertation House or one of the “How to Complete Your Thesis or Dissertation” to participate in the Summer Dissertation House weekend rooms. You may come to work on proposals, dissertations, grant applications, teaching portfolios, or any writing project that will move you closer to graduation.
Time and Location: 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM, nearly every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday during the summer; Math/Psychology Building, Room 103, UMBC Campus.
Parking: Parking on UMBC’s campus requires a permit Monday 7:00 AM through Friday 3:30 PM. Parking in open spaces and lots without gates will be free on weekends, starting on Fridays at 3:30 PM, and ending Mondays at 7:00 AM. Visitor parking is available in metered lots. Meters are enforced year round Monday-Friday from 7:30 am – 9:00 pm. Meter fees are $.25 for each 15 minutes, quarters only, maximum time of 5 hours.
June 1, 2, 3; June 8, 9, 10; June 15, 16, 17; June 22, 23, 24; June 29, 30, & July 1
Jul 20, 21, 22; July 27, 28, 29
August 3, 4, 5; August 10, 11, 12, August 24, 25, 26
Weekend requirement: Post your goals to the blog daily. The “Winter Challenge 2012” blog will be used until June 30. The “Summer Challenge 2012” blog will begin on July 1.
Students from all campuses (UMBC, UMB, UMCP, UMES, Morgan, GW, CMU, UPitt, etc.) who have participated in a DH activity or workshop in the past are invited to utilize this room for the summer. We will have short motivational sessions with PhD alumni or coaches on select Fridays.