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Thesis & Dissertation Services (TDS)


If you are visiting this page, this means you have chosen to complete a thesis or dissertation as part of the requirements of your degree.  Although, this may sometimes seem like an overwhelming prospect, the Graduate School and TDS are here to help you.  Please visit the various web pages provided by TDS to help you understand the thesis or dissertation process and review the resources provided to help you in writing and successfully completing your document.

TDS conducts a format-only review of proposal and final documents.  The Graduate School provides a template and formatting guide to help you prepare your document according to its formatting requirements.  Please see the thesis process page ( or the dissertation process page ( for more information. 

The style guide you will follow when drafting your document is determined by your department and/or advisor. It is your responsibility, with the help of your advisor, to draft, revise, and edit your document according to your chosen style guide.

Happy research and writing!