Attention:

 

 

The Thesis & Dissertation Formatting Workshop will be held Friday, June 15th, 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 Deadline

o   Thesis/Dissertation Review Deadline

·         July 16, 2012 – Final Thesis/Dissertation Submission Deadline

o   Degree Requirement Completion Deadline

§  All manuscripts must be approved for format and defended. Signature pages must be submitted to the Graduate Office.

o   Final 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 2nd); 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.)

 

o   If 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 review. 

 

·         Your file must be named using the naming convention below:

o   LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_YEAR AND MONTH OF GRADUATION_DEGREE ABBREVIATION_SUBMISSION NUMBER

 

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.

o   Doctoral students must also submit the completed Survey of Earned Doctorates, ProQuest publishing agreement, and fee.

·         Defend your thesis or dissertation

o   The recommended defense date is July 9, 2012.

·         Upload the final manuscript to the Digital Archive @ Georgia State University before the final submission deadline, July 16th 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

o   It can also be accessed on the Office of Graduate Services website: http://www.cas.gsu.edu/grad_graduation.html

·         Thesis and Dissertation Template (MS Word 2007 and later) 

·         Template Instructions

THESIS AND DISSERTATION FORMATTING SESSIONS

·         The Thesis & Dissertation Formatting Workshop is tentatively scheduled for: Friday, June 15th, at 10:00 AM in the Aderhold Building (room TBD next week).

o   The workshop will last approximately 2 hours, and you are encouraged to bring questions!

·         Small instructional formatting group workshops are available to students.

o   Please contact LeAnne Davis Henderson at [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 thesis:

Please contact your advisor in the Office of Graduate Services for additional information about your process. http://www.cas.gsu.edu/grad_services.html

 

 

 

Best Regards,

 

LeAnne Davis Henderson

Manuscript Reviewer

Office of Graduate Services

College of Arts & Sciences

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404-413-5071