Thesis and Dissertation | A Research Paper

In addition to the electronic thesis or dissertation you are required to submit, you will also need to submit the items below. These items should be submitted as soon as possible after your thesis or dissertation has been approved by your committee. Failure to turn in these required items may result in a delay in your graduation.

Useful information, links, and forms for writing and publishing your thesis or dissertation.

This preparation guide specifies Graduate School requirements pertaining to style, organization, and formatting for electronic theses and dissertations. Students should become familiar with this guide at the time they begin the first draft of their thesis or dissertation.


Writing a thesis and dissertation are not a simple tasks

Many theses and dissertations done by educators are indexed in this database.

It is important that you appropriately plan to defend and submit your thesis or dissertation in the approved and accepted format to the Graduate School according to the dates published in the . Defending and/or submitting your thesis or dissertation after the deadline date may result in you not graduating in the semester you planned, additional expense to register for a subsequent semester, and your degree to not be conferred as planned. Please note these dates and plan accordingly to defend and submit in the semester you plan to complete your manuscript.