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MCWP Topics and Schedules

Students can find more information about our course schedule and topics on the following pages:

Summer topics will be posted on or before Friday, April 11.  Please check back for updates.

Enrollment Information

First-pass enrollment priority will be given to students during their first six quarters (and to transfer students during their first three quarters) at UCSD. All other Muir students will be eligible to enroll during the second-pass enrollment period.

If you have more than 90 cumulative units and have not received a pre-authorization message in your Virtual Advising Center, please come in to our office or email muirwriting@ucsd.edu from your UCSD email account to have your hold removed in order to enroll.

For SUMMER, any student with more than 90 *enrolled* units must request preauthorization to enroll by emailing muirwriting@ucsd.edu from your UCSD email account.

Textbook Information

All MCWP 40, 50, and 125 Readers are sold through the UCSD Bookstore.

MCWP 40 Required Textbooks for Spring 2014:

  • MCWP 40 Spring 2014 Reader
  • A Writer's Reference, 7th Edition by Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers (for Muir College Writing Program)
  • Writing About Literature supplement by Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers
  • Balance of Fragile Things by Olivia Chadha

MCWP 50/125 Required Textbooks for Spring 2014:

  • Spring 2014 Reader for each section
  • A Writer's Reference, 7th Edition by Diana Hacker and Nancy Sommers (for Muir College Writing Program)
  • The Craft of Research, Third Edition by Wayne Booth, Gregory Colomb, and Joseph Williams

Important Dates for Spring 2014:

  • Friday, April 11. Last day to add or re-enroll in classes 
  • Friday, April 25. Last day to drop without a "W"
  • Monday, May 26. Memorial Day
  • Friday May 30. Last day to drop without penalty of "F"
  • Friday, June 6. Last day of instruction

Office & Contact Info

Humanities & Social Sciences 2346
Mon-Th, 9am-noon & 1-3:30pm Fri, 9am-noon & 1-3pm 
Phone 858-534-2522
Fax 858-534-3219

E-mail:
muwritehelp@ucsd.edu 

Drop Box

A black drop box is available outside of the office for your convenience when the office is closed.