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Required Elements of Theses/Dissertations

The Graduate School has specific guidelines for the presentation and writing of the thesis or dissertation. 

The Graduate School requires a specific page order and formatting of each page.The components to be included in any given thesis or dissertation should be determined by mutual agreement between the student and his/her advisory committee.  Below are prepared templates formatted according to Graduate School guidelines. 


* An unsigned signature page with committee member's names is to be uploaded as part of the PDF file of your thesis or dissertation.  The signed signature page will be uploaded in the Administrative documents step of the submission process.