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Thesis / Dissertation Formatting Manual (2022)


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Pre-submission Formatting Help

You can request to have your manuscript formatting reviewed by a UCI Library staff member at any time up to one week before the filing deadline of any quarter. Upload your manuscript using the Pre-submission Critique form. We will review your thesis within two (2) business days. 

During most quarters, you can request formatting critiques as follows:

Up to one (1) week before the filing deadline
  • Pre-submission Critique form: Full review of any thesis or dissertation (in any stage of the process)
  • Proquest: Full review of theses/dissertations that have passed defenses or have been approved by thesis committees
Up to 48 hours before the filing deadline
  • Proquest: Full review of theses/dissertations that have passed defenses or have been approved by thesis committees
<48 hours before the filing deadline All thesis and dissertation manuscripts will be accepted into Proquest as-is without review.

Online Tutorials

Workshops

The recording and materials from the Spring 2023 workshop are available below:

1 hour workshop video