• Deadline for Spring 2023: May 12, 2023
  • Deadline for Summer 2023: August 9th, 2023
  • Deadline for Fall 2023: December 8th, 2023
  • Deadline for Spring 2024: May 10th, 2024

In order to clear for graduation in a given term, students must adhere to these deadlines.

General Information

The University Library is accepting the Approval Form for Thesis, Project and Dissertation Submission and Certification of Approval page of thesis/project/dissertation manuscript through email this semester.

Library Resources for Graduate Students

Research Help

General Student Resources

Graduate Research and Thesis/Dissertation Workshop Series
- Need help with your thesis/dissertation? Consider attending a workshop!

Forms for Master Students

University Institutional Review Board (UIRB).doc
- for research involving human subjects
- visit the UIRB Web site to determine whether you need this form

Thesis/Project Clearance Process
- a step-by-step checklist for completing your thesis/project for electronic submission

Approval Form for Thesis/Project
- your committee chair's approval that your thesis/project is complete and ready for electronic submission

Electronic Thesis/Project Submission

Forms for Doctoral Students

Dissertation Clearance Process

Dissertation Approval Form
- your committee chair's approval that your dissertation is complete and ready for submission

Electronic Dissertation Submission

Formatting the Thesis/Project/Dissertation

Guidelines for the Thesis/Project and Dissertation
- the University-approved specifications for formatting the thesis/project

Tips for Formatting and Writing

Thesis and Dissertation Templates
- electronic (Microsoft Word) formatting templates based on the Guidelines above

Updated: May 03, 2023