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Graduate College Formatting Guide

Information on how to meet the Graduate College thesis and dissertation formatting requirements as outlined in the Thesis & Dissertation Manual.

NOTE

The Graduate College formatting requirements have changed as of Fall 2022. If you began working using the old formatting requirements, please contact kathryn.wohlpart@uni.edu for assistance.

Blackboard Learn site

If you prefer to learn through video, our Blackboard Learn site has formatting guides in that style. Check them out here: https://uni.blackboard.com/ultra/organizations/_125711_1/cl/outline

Important Dates

Note: These dates are based on the academic calendar and are subject to change with calendar or policy updates.

 

Fall 2022 Deadlines


November 4, 2022: Review Deadline 

November 10, 2022: Application for fall graduation due through Student Center*

December 5, 2022: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for fall graduation.

December 16, 2022: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

 

Spring 2023 Deadlines


March 31, 2023: Review Deadline 

April 1, 2023: Application for spring graduation due through Student Center*

May 1, 2023: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for spring graduation.

May 12, 2023: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

 

Summer 2023 Deadlines


June 9, 2023: Review Deadline 

July 1, 2023: Application for summer graduation due through Student Center*

July 1, 2023: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for summer graduation.

July 28, 2023: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

 

Fall 2023 Deadlines


November 3, 2023: Review Deadline 

November 10, 2023: Application for fall graduation due through Student Center*

December 4, 2023: Submission due in to the Graduate College in order to be eligible for fall graduation.

December 15, 2023: final day students can apply for graduation (with a late fee) all applications received after this date will be considered for a future term.


* For more information about graduation or degree conferral and participation in commencement please visit the Registrar's Graduation and Commencement Page on https://registrar.uni.edu

Forms

Committee Appointment Form (find one applicable to degree type)

Committee appointment forms should be submitted as soon as a committee has been formed. They must be submitted before a work can be submitted for review.

Final Approval Form (find one applicable to degree type)

Once the student successfully defends their work, an approval form should be submitted. This is an electronic form that will workflow to the committee chair and any other required approvers. Students will not receive notification of approval until after the Graduate College completes the final check and remaining steps are completed. Students should submit their electronic copy to gradcollege@uni.edu as soon as this is submitted (not approved).