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    2017 Registration & Tuition Information


    • Registration will open in February 2017.

    Registrations are processed in the order they are received in the CWP program office. Contact CWP via email or call 651-523-2047 with questions about your registration.

    Note to community members (non-Hamline students): While the Summer Writing Workshop is open to community members who have completed a BA, students accepted into the course are expected to have experience in creative writing and a strong foundation in the elements of the craft. The workshop is a graduate-level course and students should be able to discuss readings and fellow students' work at that level; the workshop is not an introductory level course designed to teach the basics.  

    More information coming soon.



    2016 Tuition & Fees 

    Credit Options: Students may choose to register for two Hamline University graduate credits, or for no credit. Those choosing credit may be required to complete additional writing assignments and must attend the faculty reading. Students must possess a bachelor’s degree to earn graduate credit. Work expected of those opting for credit will be equivalent to campus‑based courses in Hamline’s MFA in Creative Writing program.

    Two graduate semester credits: $1094
    Non‑credit: $985

    Room & Board: $410
    Students are housed in air‑conditioned, single‑room dormitory housing checking in on Sunday morning, July 24, and checking out on Saturday, July 30. Rates include basic bed linens, blankets, and towels. Bathrooms are shared. Meals are in the cafeteria, and rates include three meals per day during the seminar week. First meal is lunch on Sunday. Last meal is on Friday.

    Commuter Fee $65 
    Includes no meals. Covers facilities fees and copy charges. Meals may be purchased separately in the cafeteria.

    Tuition + fees totals:

    2 credits, commuter     $1159  (1094 + 65)
    2 credits, room & board $1504 (1094 + 410)
    no credit, commuter $1050  (985 + 65)
    no credit, room & board $1395  (985 + 410)

    Alumni Discount

    MFA, MFAC, and MALS grads receive a 10% discount on the price of tuition. Alums from Hamline's undergraduate college with a creative writing major (BFA) are also eligible for the 10% discount. (Note: Discount applies to Spring 2016 grads.)   

    Late Drop Fee

    The last day to drop registration for the 2016 Summer Writing Workshop without financial penalty was June 27, 2016. Inquire with CWP Office for more information. 



    CWP Confidentiality Agreement & Workshop Basics & Etiquette Guidelines