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The Creative Writing Residency includes workshops, seminars, lectures, and readings, providing a forum for collaboration and for constructive critique of students' work.During each residency, students will be matched with faculty mentors who will help students create individualized semester study plans that incorporate the elements of student-designed projects and academically rigorous reading lists.After each residency, students work on their own, under the guidance of faculty mentors. Academic credits will be awarded upon the faculty mentor's determination of the satisfactory fulfillment of the student's semester study plan. Following the fourth semester, graduating students will spend three days at a final residency to conclude the program.
For complete information on current tuition and fees, payment plans, and other financial information, contact Student Accounts.Meals during the residency, including lunches and dinners, receptions, and the Commencement dinner, are covered under the residency fee. Breakfast is included for June residency students staying in the Lesley dorms only.Lesley University offers on-campus (dorm) housing for the summer residency only. For the January residency, the MFA Program provides contact information for local hotels and Bed and Breakfasts, arranging the best single- and double-occupancy off-season rates it can find.
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