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Preparing to Graduate

Formatting your Dissertation/Thesis

The final version of the dissertation/thesis must conform to procedures outlined in the "Preparation and Submission Manual for Doctoral Dissertations and Master's Theses"

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Attend a Formatting Webinar

The next Dissertation/Thesis Submission & Formatting Webinar is on Tuesday, July 16 at 10:00am (PT)

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Dissertation/Thesis Appointments

Request preliminary and final dissertation/thesis appointments via the online calendar. Appointments should be scheduled during the planned graduation quarter.

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Permission Letter Submission Form

Students must submit permission letters from all co-authors, if the dissertation/thesis will use material which has been submitted for publication or has been published. Letters must be submitted to GEPA via the online form.

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Students on track to fulfill all degree requirements should register for commencement ceremonies and order their cap and gown upon registration. Details about each ceremony can be found at the link below.

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