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Graduate student services

Thesis, Project, and Dissertation Information

Formatting Consultations & Online Tutorials: The University Library provides formatting consultations every semester to assist graduate students with Thesis, Project, and Dissertation formatting. View our consultation schedules and the online tutorials created by the University Library staff.

Guides to Writing Theses/Projects/Dissertations: Librarians are happy to assist you with the research and writing process of thesis /project/dissertation.  Visit the research help desk, chat with a librarian online, or make an appointment to discuss research; consult the Ask a Librarian page.  

Finding Theses, Projects, and Dissertations: Consulting already published theses/projects/dissertations may be a good way to begin your own writing. Find Theses & Dissertations written by Stan State students and students at other universities.  Stan State electronic theses and dissertations can also be accessed through ScholarWorks.

Literature Searching and Citation Style: Reference and Instruction Librarians are available to assist you with literature searches and style manual usage.  For self-help guides, consult the Library’s How to Cite Sources page.

Approval Form*

  1. Complete the Approval Form for your thesis/project/dissertation (PDF).

    If you are unable to obtain the signature from your Committee Chair, type in on the signature lines: Sign by email, and fill in the date.

  2. Send the signed Approval Form as an email attachment to AND COPY the chair of your thesis/project/dissertation committee. 
  3. Your Approval Form is authenticated by way of copying your Committee Chair. You will receive acknoeledgement when your form is received and accepted. 
  4. Submit the Approval Form as an Adminstrative Document when submitting your thesis/project/dissertation manuscript. 

*Thesis/project/dissertation students are no longer required to submit a signed Certification of Approval page to the University Library.

Submitting a Thesis or Dissertation:

Submission Deadlines

Submitting Master Thesis/Project or Doctorial Dissertation Online