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Welcome! Congratulations on reaching this final portion of your journey as a graduate student. We have compiled resources to help you during the process of writing and submitting your thesis and final project. Please feel free to contact our office with any questions on preparing for your thesis or project. We recommend you look over the checklist before beginning so you are aware of our formatting expectations.


1. Approval of Candidacy for the Graduate Degrees

2. Thesis Defense or Project Presentation

3. Submitting your Thesis or Project

  • The student then has 20 calendar days after the last day of the semester to submit their final thesis/project document to the Office of Graduate Studies and 42 calendar days after the last day of the semester for all other graduation requirements to be completed and verified.
  • Thesis Checklist (PDF)
  • Thesis Style & Format Requirements (PDF)

4. Archiving Your Thesis or Project

Archived Theses and Projects

If you would like to search theses or projects of past graduate students, please check out the Cofrin Library Digital Collections.