Please click on the Dissertation and Thesis Guidelines link above for full review and submission instructions.
Note that some programs may still require bound copies, so you should check with your program for specific requirements. site Id=64 Please note that for students graduating up to summer 2019, the “Graduate Dean” line on the thesis/dissertation signature page should read “Interim Graduate Dean.” The correct name and title for the Interim Graduate Dean as of summer 2016 is: Abhijit Bhattacharyya Professor of Systems Engineering Please note that for students graduating in summer 2019 or later, the “Graduate Dean” line on the thesis/dissertation signature page should read “Graduate Dean.” The correct name and title for the Graduate Dean as of summer 2019 is: Brian Berry Professor of Chemistry If you choose to bind your thesis or dissertation, one of the following forms must be included in every copy you submit to be bound.
Students will also learn requirements pertaining to organization, formatting and style through the Dissertation and Thesis Guidelines.
Students must submit one original, successfully defended copy of their thesis/dissertation to the Graduate School for format review.
The deadlines for the graduation terms are: Spring – May 1st, Summer – August 1st, and Fall – December 1st.
If any of those dates fall on a weekend, the deadline will be extended to that next Monday.
Hard copies can be brought to the Graduate Admissions window from a.m. As of spring 2014, the Graduate School no longer requires bound copies of thesis or dissertations.
Instead, an electronic copy in PDF form must be uploaded to Pro Quest.
Dissertation and Thesis Guidelines All students writing a thesis or dissertation should read the Dissertation and Thesis Guidelines, preferably before they begin the project.
The guidelines contain the formatting and submission procedures required by the Graduate School; if these are not closely followed, the Graduate School may return the thesis or dissertation to the student for correction.