Writing your ETDR

Pages listed below provide guidelines and details on specific aspects of writing your ETDR.

Formatting Guidelines

Provides requirements for style, content, and formatting of your ETDR as well as procedures for graduation.


Templates are available for Word and LaTeX. You're not required to use a template, but they do offer time-saving features such as automatically generating your table of contents and lists of table and figures.

Tutorials and Workshops

These workshops and tutorials focus on advanced features in Word that will make writing and formatting your ETDR much easier.


Information on the copyright page in your ETDR, registering for copyright, and using copyrighted materials in your ETDR.

Prior Publication of A Chapter

Follow these guidelines if you have published a chapter of your thesis or dissertation as a journal article.

Supplemental Files

Guidelines for including additional files, such as audio, video, datasets, tutorials, etc. along with the text of your paper.