Thesis and Dissertation Formatting
Thesis and Dissertation manuscripts adhere to specific format requirements, as detailed in FAU’s Thesis and Dissertation Guidelines .
Summer 2017 Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Workshops
See workshop descriptions below. Note: Workshops with the same name are not sequential - topics covered will not differ.
- July 3 - Final Manuscript Package Overview
- 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., LY 136
July 7 - General Formatting Lab
1:00 - 3:00 p.m., LY 136
Please RSVP for any workshops you plan on attending so the Graduate College can plan accordingly. Those who do not register in advance are allowed to attend, but space may be limited.
Thesis and Dissertation Information Session
Understanding the Thesis and Dissertation Submission Timeline and Signature Page Formatting: If you are anticipating graduating this semester, join us for this session to learn about important deadlines to ensure you meet thesis or dissertation submission requirements and learn about formatting your signature page.
General Formatting Lab
Bring your laptop and/or a printed copy of your manuscript to receive personalized guidance and feedback from Degree Completion staff members during this informal formatting lab.
Signature Page 101
Come learn about the importance of your signature page and proper formatting.
At this workshop we review some of the most common mistakes made on theses and dissertations, and how to avoid them.
Final Manuscript Checklist Review
Learn about what is included in a final manuscript package and have the opportunity to ask questions. Also, important deadlines will be reviewed.
Downloadable Formatting Tutorials
Thesis and Dissertation Formatting Video Tutorials
The Degree Completion staff members within the Graduate College are available to assist students with formatting questions and University regulations pertaining to a thesis or dissertation. However, they do not provide editing services. The Degree Completion staff is available by appointment only. To schedule assistance with your manuscript, please email GraduateWriting@fau.edu.