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Thesis Instructions: Guidelines


Guidelines for preparing your thesis

Your thesis must include a proper TITLE PAGE, complete SIGNATURE PAGE, and ABSTRACT on ALL submissions.  If any of this information is omitted, your submission will NOT be accepted.


Writing and Citation Style:

  • Follow your department's specified style guidelines
  • If your department does not have specified style guidelines, the library recommends using the Chicago Manual of Style

Other Requirements:

  • Here are general requirements for your thesis or dissertation document
  • If your thesis is in a non-print format, please refer to these additional guidelines
  • Do NOT include a "permission to reproduce" statement with your submission
  • This Submission Checklist will help guide you as you prepare your document for submission

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