*¶The Thesis & Dissertation Formatting Workshop will be held
Friday, June 15^th , at 10:00 AM in the Adherhold Building,
Room 5. *
*The workshop will last approximately 2 hours, and you are
encouraged to bring questions!*
*¶The FTP server for the Manuscript Review process has been
updated. Attached please find an updated Thesis &
Dissertation Guide which contains the new steps for
completing the upload (Appendix B). *
*_AS A REMINDER:_*
*DATES TO REMEMBER*
·*July 2, 2012 -- Initial Thesis/Dissertation Format Review
oThesis/Dissertation Review Deadline
·*July 16, 2012 -- Final Thesis/Dissertation Submission
oDegree Requirement Completion Deadline
§All manuscripts must be approved for format and defended.
Signature pages must be submitted to the Graduate Office.
oFinal theses/dissertations must be uploaded to the Digital
Archive and all non-thesis approval forms must be submitted
by *5:00 pm. *
*INITIAL MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION*
·You are not required to have defended your manuscript by
the initial format review deadline (July 2^nd ); however,
you *MUST *submit a complete draft.
·Manuscripts must be submitted in a single Microsoft Word
file. ¶*It is highly advised that you adhere to the attached
MS Word Docx template. (If you are using Word on a Mac or
an older version of Word for a PC, please respond to this
email requesting a copy of the formatted template that will
work with your software.)*
oIf your manuscript was created using Word for a Mac or
other software, you must convert it to a PDF before
uploading it to the Graduate Services FTP server for format
·Your file must be named using the naming convention below:
oLAST NAME_FIRST NAME_YEAR AND MONTH OF GRADUATION_DEGREE
*Note: We now offer a LaTeX template. If your discipline
requires you to use the LaTeX format, please respond to this
email requesting the approved template. *
*FINAL MANUSCRIPT SUBMISSION*
·Submit the original signature sheet to the College of Arts
& Sciences Office of Graduate Services.
oDoctoral students must also submit the completed Survey of
Earned Doctorates, ProQuest publishing agreement, and fee.
·Defend your thesis or dissertation
oThe recommended defense date is July 9, 2012.
·Upload the final manuscript to the Digital Archive @
Georgia State University before the final submission
deadline, July 16^th by 5:00 pm.
*** For more detailed information regarding processes and
formatting, please consult the Thesis and Dissertation Guide.*
*IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS ATTACHED*
·Manuscript Review Process
·Thesis and Dissertation Guide
oIt can also be accessed on the Office of Graduate Services
·Thesis and Dissertation Template (MS Word 2007 and later)
*THESIS AND DISSERTATION FORMATTING SESSIONS*
·The Thesis & Dissertation Formatting Workshop is
tentatively scheduled for: Friday, June 15^th , at 10:00 AM
in the Aderhold Building (room TBD next week).
oThe workshop will last approximately 2 hours, and you are
encouraged to bring questions!
·Small instructional formatting group workshops are
available to students.
oPlease contact LeAnne Davis Henderson at
[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>.
¶*Attention master's degree candidates completing a
_non-thesis project or paper_ and master's degree candidates
in the Department of Communication completing a _creative
Please contact your advisor in the Office of Graduate
Services for additional information about your process.
LeAnne Davis Henderson
Office of Graduate Services
College of Arts & Sciences
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