Prepare Your Work for Submission
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.