Virtual Preview Day

We extend a warm invitation to prospective graduate students to visit the English Department on February 26, 2021 for a Virtual Preview Day!

You will have the opportunity to meet faculty and current graduate students in the program and learn about your program and graduate assistantships.

For more information or questions, please contact Danielle Burkin (

If you're interested in attending, please RSVP.  You will receive a confirmation from our Graduate Secretary, Ms. Danielle Burkin, with more information.


When What Where
9:00 am Welcome (with program directors, program faculty, and current graduate students) Zoom link will be provided
9:30 am SESSION: Funding Information & Information about Living in BG  
10:00 am SESSION: Graduate Assistantship Information: What to Expect as a GA  
10:30 am BREAKOUT SESSIONS: Meet your prospective program: learn about coursework, research, and more; meet faculty and current grad students. [see below]

Creative Writing MFA (Dr. Lawrence Coates)

Zoom link will be provided

Literary and Textual Studies MA (Dr. Stephannie Gearhart)

Zoom link will be provided

Rhetoric and Writing Studies PhD (Dr. Dan Bommarito)

Zoom link will be provided
11:30 am UWP Webinar and BGSU Virtual Tour

UWP Webinar -- See below

Tour of BGSU's campus

Tour of East Hall

1:30 pm Optional: Virtual class observation of class you might teach as a Graduate Assistant See Course Observation Handout
2:30 pm Optional: Virtual Coffee Hour; (with current grad students)
Zoom link will be provided
3:30 pm Optional: Virtual observation of undergraduate Creative Writing class (For prospective MFA students only)

Register in advance for this meeting:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

UWP Webinar