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Thesis & Dissertation

Thesis and Dissertation Officer Contact Information

You can contact a Graduate School Thesis and Dissertation Officer for questions on any of the following: Formatting Template (Standard and 3-Essay)Preliminary draft appointment and reviewFinal submission...

Thesis and Dissertation Deadlines

Final deadlines are set for each semester, Spring, Summer, and Fall. These deadlines are firm.Spring 2017 Final Deadline: Friday, May 5th by 5:00 p.m.Summer 2017 Final Deadline: Friday,...

Formatting Webinars & Workshops

Each semester, The Graduate School offers multiple Thesis/Dissertation Formatting webinars and/or workshops. Students whose program requires a master's thesis or doctoral dissertation are strongly encouraged...

Formatting Template & Requirements

The Graduate School has a formatting template, preparation guidelines, and frequently asked questions to assist you in correctly formatting your document.  You are strongly encouraged to download and use...

Preliminary Draft Review

What is a preliminary draft?A preliminary draft is a rough draft of your thesis or dissertation. Submitting a preliminary draft to The Graduate School for a formatting check is strongly recommended.The...

Final Submission Requirements

The following requirements must be completed by 5:00 p.m. on the posted final deadline: Submit one electronic copy of the thesis or dissertation to ProQuest UMI website.Doctoral Candidates only: Complete the...


Submitting an electronic copy of your thesis or dissertation to ProQuest is a final requirement for all students. Through ProQuest, you have the option to purchase a copyright as well as bound copies for...

Doctoral Requirements

In addition to the Final Submission Requirements for the dissertation, doctoral candidates are required to complete the following items in order to be cleared for graduation.Survey of Earned DoctoratesSurvey...

Preparation Guidelines and FAQs

Do you have questions about your Thesis or Dissertation? This downloadable PDF provides answers to many frequently asked questions The Graduate School receives regarding formatting, the preliminary draft,...

Dissertation Defense Announcements

Spring 2017 Campus maps are available on the UTSA website to help you locate buildings: Main Campus Downtown Campus College of Business Department of Marketing Allen, Bradley: Two essays on...

Thesis Defense Announcements

Spring 2017 Campus maps are available on the UTSA website to help you locate buildings: Main Campus Downtown CampusCollege of Liberal & Fine Arts Department of Philosophy, M.A....