Thesis Guidelines

Thesis Prospectus

SMEA Student Guide to the Thesis Process (read this first)

Thesis Prospectus Summary Page

Thesis Prospectus Suggested Outline

Thesis Committee Nomination Form


Thesis Formatting Requirements

Graduate School formatting requirements

The UW Graduate School has specific requirements for your thesis title page, copyright page, and abstract.  Please check for the latest requirements here.

ProQuest formatting requirements

The UW Graduate School has recently changed to Electronic Theses/Dissertations (ETDs) rather than paper copies.  Due to this change students must now follow the formatting guidelines in the ProQuest Dissertation Publishing-Author Guide: Preparing Your Manuscript for Submission.

Thesis Dates and Deadlines

A list of important dates and deadlines for thesis and paperwork submissions for the Graduate School.