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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 August 1st and close on  September 6th 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 September 16th 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. 

Fall Quarter Course Placement List 2019-2020 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 9CA American Road Trip Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 9CE Creative Expressions Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 9CT Fire Stories Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 9CP Poetry Off the Page Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 9CS Inspired By Science: A Writing Workshop Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 9CW Writing and World Literature Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 90 Fiction Writing Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 90E Investigating Identity Through Filipinx Fiction Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 90M Queer Stories Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 91 Creative Nonfiction Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 91DC Writing the Memoir (DCI Fellows) Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 91DF Documentary Fictions Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 91NW Nature Writing Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 92 Reading and Writing Poetry Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 92AP/192AP Arab and Arab American Poetry Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 92BP Contemporary Black Poetry and Poetics Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 92VP Visual Poetry Available for open enrollment in Axess
English 190V with Ocean Vuong Application information available in October
English 190W Contemporary Woman Writers Application information available in February
English 192V The Occasions of Poetry with Louise Glück Application information available in October
English 198L Levinthal Tutorials Visit Levinthal Tutorial webage for application information
English 290 Advanced Fiction with Elizabeth Tallent Application information available in February
English 15Q Family Trees Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 16Q Family Stories Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 18Q Writers Salon Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 19Q I Bet You Think You're Funny: A Humor Writing Workshop Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 21Q Poetic Forms: Tradition and Innovation Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 90Q Sports Writing Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 93Q The American Roadtrip Visit Explore IntroSems for application information
English 94Q Future is Feminine Visit Explore IntroSems for application information

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 and talk to one of  our peer advisors, or email Ose Jackson at osejaxn@stanford.edu.

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