Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Thesis / Dissertation Formatting Manual

This guide contains information about the formatting and submission of your graduate thesis or dissertation research project.

Vita

  • Required only for PhD dissertations.
  • Brief biographical sketch of the candidate; it is not intended to be a comprehensive resume.
  • Includes a listing of the author's degrees and educational achievements with dates and the school where the degree was earned.
  • Includes the degree currently being attained.
  • May include academic or professional employment, publications, presentations, patents, or other scholarly work, awards, or distinctions.
  • Do NOT include personal information such as date or place of birth, addresses (physical or email), phone numbers, marital status, headshots, etc.