*Attention:*

*¶The Thesis & Dissertation Formatting Workshop will be held 
Friday, June 15^th , at 10:00 AM in the Adherhold Building, 
Room 5. *

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

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*¶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). *

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*_AS A REMINDER:_*

*DATES TO REMEMBER*

·*July 2, 2012 -- Initial Thesis/Dissertation Format Review 
Deadline*

oThesis/Dissertation Review Deadline

·*July 16, 2012 -- Final Thesis/Dissertation Submission 
Deadline *

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.)*

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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 
review.

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

oLAST NAME_FIRST NAME_YEAR AND MONTH OF GRADUATION_DEGREE 
ABBREVIATION_SUBMISSION NUMBER

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*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. *

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*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.*

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*IMPORTANT DOCUMENTS ATTACHED*

·Manuscript Review Process

·Thesis and Dissertation Guide

oIt 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 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 
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

[log in to unmask] <mailto:[log in to unmask]>

404-413-5071