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Formatting Your Thesis/Dissertation: Example Pages

Learn about Graduate College formatting requirements.

Example Pages

You will find example pages for each kind of thesis layout (based upon degree). Please note that these are not templates as compatibility issues may alter formatting upon download. These can be checked against the PDF version of the example pages and formatting corrections can be made by following the steps in the following sections of the guide.

Doctoral Dissertations

The current Dean of the Graduate College is:

Dr. Jennifer Waldron

Please ensure you use the current Dean under the Graduate College signature lines

Note: Example pages were created in Word 2016 for Windows. Using different versions of Word can shift formatting because of compatibility issues. Review the PDF to view proper format.

Master's & EdS Theses

The current Dean of the Graduate College is:

Dr. Jennifer Waldron

Please ensure you use the current Dean under the Graduate College signature lines

Note: Example pages were created in Word 2016 for Windows. Using different versions of Word can shift formatting because of compatibility issues. Review the PDF to view proper format.

Music Recital Abstracts

The current Dean of the Graduate College is:

Dr. Jennifer Waldron

Please ensure you use the current Dean under the Graduate College signature lines

Note: Example pages were created in Word 2016 for Windows. Using different versions of Word can shift formatting because of compatibility issues. Review the PDF to view proper format.

Music students must also submit a CD of their entire recital/performance in a protective case or sleeve. A label with the student's name, thesis title, and date of recital needs to be attached. The track list should be formatted as follows:

Track number, Last name and Title of Work (example below, note how to format movements)

01  Debussy Quatre Nouvelles Melodies

02  Brahms Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1, movement 1

03  Brahms Sonata in F minor, Op. 120 No. 1, movement 2

example of a music cd template. should include title, student name and instrument, date of recital, and track list

Communication Studies Studio Thesis

The current Dean of the Graduate College is:

Dr. Jennifer Waldron

Please ensure you use the current Dean under the Graduate College signature lines

Note: Example pages were created in Word 2016 for Windows. Using different versions of Word can shift formatting because of compatibility issues. Review the PDF to view proper format.