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Thesis and Dissertation

Many graduate programs require a traditional thesis or dissertation and some also have a journal article(s) or book(s) option available. For graduate students with a thesis or dissertation requirement in their program, please review the forms that apply to your current program status.

Reminder: Graduate students should work closely with their advisor through the entire thesis or dissertation process. All of the following forms must be submitted through DocuSign. 

For graduate students beginning their research:

Policy on Research Integrity and Misconduct
Prospectus (DocuSign)     Preview Form (PDF)
Guidelines for the Preparation of Theses, Dissertations, Journal Article(s) & Book(s)

For graduate students ready to finalize their thesis or dissertation:

Plan A Completion Sign-Off (DocuSign)     Preview Form (PDF)
Dissertation/Doctoral Project/Journal Article(s)/Book(s) Completion Sign-Off (DocuSign)     Preview Form (PDF)
Guidelines for the Preparation of Theses, Dissertations, Journal Article(s) & Book(s)
Example/Template Paper
Typist List

For advisors with graduate students that have finalized their thesis or dissertation:

Outstanding Graduate Project Award