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Prepare Your Work for Submission

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The Office of the University Registrar, which is responsible for facilitating dissertation and thesis submission, encourages you to ask questions about format before final preparation of the manuscript. 

A non-conforming submission may have to be redesigned and resubmitted causing a possible delay in degree conferral. 

Previously approved dissertations are not a reliable guide for preparation of a manuscript as guidelines may have changed. 

The final dissertation manuscript must have a ready-for-publication appearance and standard features. 


These guidelines provide minimum standards for professional presentation of your doctoral work.