A Few Dates to Remember:

  • Application closes Friday, April 7th at 11:59 p.m.
  • Acceptances and wait list will go out Monday, April 14th
  • Check-in for the retreat is noon to 4 p.m. on Sunday, June 11th
  • The retreat will end at noon on Thursday, June 15th

Retreat Schedule

This general overview of the retreat outlines what you can expect. Selected applicants will receive more information when accepted.

Sunday, June 11, 2017
12pm-4pm: Check In

Spend the afternoon exploring Virginia Tech and Blacksburg before an evening dinner with the Editorial Team and the opening session. 

Monday, June 12-Wednesday, June 14, 2017
8am-5pm: Workshops and Writing Sessions

Scheduled time reviewing writing styles, organizing your manuscript, and time dedicated to writing your article are woven throughout the retreat experience. Time for fitness, campus exploration, relaxation, and dinner with the Executive Editor is included. Participate in peer review of manuscripts, one-on-one time with the Executive Editor, and individual writing time.  

Thursday, June 15, 2017
12:00pm: Check out and departure.

Following a morning session detailing your next steps in writing with About Campus, you will return home inspired to write!