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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 October 28th and close on  December 7th 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 December 14th 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. 

WINTER QUARTER COURSE PLACEMENT LISTS 2018-19 (We will link here when lists become available.) Please note that this list will not be updated as changes are made to class placements. 

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

Application information available in February

English 190G/190H The Graphic Novel

Contact instructors Shimon Tanaka & Scott Hutchins at stanaka@stanford.edu or hutchins@stanford.edu

English 190SW Screenwriting Intensive

Application information available in February

191V Reading for Nonfiction Writers with the Stein Visiting Writer, Rebecca Solnit

Application information available in February

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


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.