Dissertation and Thesis Guide

Last revised January 2016
Last web update January 2016

This guide was prepared by the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies. Questions concerning these guidelines or any aspect of manuscript preparation for the thesis, dissertation, or report should be directed to the Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies, FA3.104, 972-883-2234.

Word Template

This template was updated on July 29th, 2005, and considerable changes have been made. Please consult the directions if you have not used this template before.

This template has been tested, but is not guaranteed to be 100% perfect - please check formatting with the manual. Also please note that different printers will produce different results and margins, so please print proof pages at the University Copy Center.

  • Directions for use
  • Template file
  • Basic config file for Word