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Enrollment

Undergraduate Enrollment

Please read through this webpage thoroughly. If you have any questions contact Ose Jackson at osejaxn@stanford.edu. Information on Graduate Enrollment is listed at the bottom of this page. 

How to enroll in a Creative Writing course:

  1. PWR 1 is a prerequisite for all creative writing classes except courses in the English 9C series (e.g., 9CE, 9CP, 9CW, etc.). The prereq is waived for students in SLE.
  2. Fill out the Course Preference Form online (NOTE: Courses not listed on this form may have alternative instructions. View the chart below)​.
    • The form will open on February 10th and close on  March 15th at 11:59pm.
    • Be sure to submit at least a first and second choice (most students get their first or second choice).
    • Priority is given to seniors, juniors, and to those with a creative writing minor or emphasis.
    • Resubmit the form if your preferences change.
  3. A link to class assignments will be posted below on March 29th by 5:00pm. If you do not want your name to appear on the posted class lists, please send a message to Ose Jackson at osejaxn@stanford.edu.
  4. Attend the first class meeting to keep your spot in the class. Even if you are waitlisted, you must attend the first class session to secure a spot if one becomes available. 

SPRING QUARTER COURSE PLACEMENT LISTS 2018-19 Any changes made to these lists will not be reflected online. Contact the Creative Writing office to be placed on a waitlist. 

Enrolling on Axess

  • You can only enroll on Axess after receiving a permission number, which will be given to you at the second or third class meeting.
  • If you must enroll in Axess to meet the 12-unit study list requirement, temporarily enroll in English 198 with Tom Kealey. Do not forget to drop this class once you have received your permission number.

 

Course Preference Form Exceptions

DO NOT fill out the Course Preference Form if you are enrolling in any of the following courses. Alternative instructions are listed next to each course.

English 9CE Creative Expression in Writing Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 9CT Special Topics in Creative Expression Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 90 Fiction Writing Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 91 Creative Nonfiction Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 91A Asian American Autobiography with Prof. Chang-rae Lee Applications due by 11:59pm on Tuesday, October 30, 2018
English 92 Reading and Writing Poetry Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 92AP Arab and Arab-American Poetry with Charif Shanahan Applications due by 11:59pm on Friday, March 1, 2019
English 157H Creative Writing & Science: The Artful Interpreter with Sara Michas-Martin Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 190G/190H The Graphic Novel Contact instructors Shimon Tanaka & Scott Hutchins at stanaka@stanford.edu or hutchins@stanford.edu
English 190M Intermediate Queer Stories with Mark Labowskie Applications due by 11:59pm on Friday, March 1, 2019
English 190SW Screenwriting Intensive with Tom Kealey & Shimon Tanaka Hard copy applications due to the Creative Writing Office by 3:00pm on Friday, March 1, 2019
English 191V Reading for Nonfiction Writers with the Stein Visiting Writer, Rebecca Solnit Applications due by 11:59pm on Friday, March 1, 2019
English 192V The Occasions of Poetry with the Mohr Visiting Poet, Louise Glück Applications due by 11:59pm on Tuesday, October 30, 2018
English 13Q Imaginative Realms Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 15Q Family Trees Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 16Q Family Stories Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 17Q Political Poetry Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 90Q Sports Writing Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 91Q American Road Trip Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 94Q The Future is Feminine Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 290: Advanced Fiction Writing with Elizabeth Tallent Applications due by 11:59pm on Friday, February 22, 2019

 

Graduate Enrollment

Undergraduates have priority for enrollment. Graduates may enroll in a creative writing course only after all undergraduates have been placed. 

How to enroll in a Creative Writing Course:

  1. Attend the first class meeting to see if space is available.
  2. If space is available, you must obtain the instructor's permission to enroll.

 

Questions? Feel free to stop by our advising hours Mondays 1:00-4:00 and talk to our peer advisor, Juliana Chang, or email Ose Jackson at osejaxn@stanford.edu.